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Strengthening Mobility and Revolutionizing Transportation (SMART) Grants Program

"SMART"The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) established the Strengthening Mobility and Revolutionizing Transportation (SMART) discretionary grant program with $100 million appropriated annually for fiscal years (FY) 2022-2026.

The SMART program was established to provide grants to eligible public sector agencies to conduct demonstration projects focused on advanced smart community technologies and systems in order to improve transportation efficiency and safety. 

The FY22 Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) will open in September 2022

Who is Eligible to Apply?

  • a State; 
  • a political subdivision of a State; 
  • a Tribal government; 
  • a public transit agency or authority; 
  • a public toll authority; 
  • a metropolitan planning organization; and 
  • a group of 2 or more eligible entities detailed above, applying through a single lead applicant. 

Which Projects are Eligible? 

A SMART grant may be used to carry out a project that demonstrates at least one of the following:  

  • Coordinated automation
  • Connected vehicles
  • Sensors
  • Systems integration
  • Delivery/logistics
  • Innovative aviation
  • Smart grid
  • Traffic signals

How to Get Ready

If you are interested in pursuing SMART grants, here are some ways to get started:

  1. Watch the recording of our Getting Ready for SMART webinar from July 28, 2022
  2. Begin conversations with potential collaborators across technology areas and sectors in your communities
  3. Sign up for program email updates

Email Updates

To sign up for updates, please enter your contact information below.

Last updated: Monday, August 1, 2022