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SMART 2022

FY22 SMART Stage 1 Awards

On March 21, 2023, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced $94 million in grant awards for 59 projects across 33 states through the first round of funding for the Strengthening Mobility and Revolutionizing Transportation (SMART) Grants Program. For more details on the 59 projects, see below and the FY22 SMART Project List

FY22 Projects in the News

For a complete list of news, check out the SMART News Page

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Technology Area Overview

The eight technology domains below were identified in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL). All SMART projects leverage one or more of these technologies. For a detailed definition of each technology area from BIL, please refer to the SMART Fact Sheet.

An infographic that displays the eight leveraged technologies in SMART projects and related icons

FY22 SMART Project Types

Nine themes, or project types, emerged among the pool of 59 projects selected for FY22 Stage 1 SMART grants. Each project type leverages multiple technologies defined in BIL, as illustrated in the table below.

An infographic that lists the nine project types, the count of grantees in each type, and maps the eight technology icons to each type.

 

Map of FY22 SMART Projects

Click on location pins to view project details. Filter by Project Type, Leveraged Technology, and Project State.

 

USDOT received a total of 392 application submissions to the FY22 SMART Grants Program. The average amount of funding requested was $1,541,154. Projects selected under the FY22 Stage 1 funding opportunity cut across technology areas and represent a variety of project types.