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2023 SS4A Awards

Round 1 FY23 Awards Announced

On Oct. 27, 2023, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced 235 fiscal year (FY) 2023 Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) grant awards totaling $82 million to local communities.  

These planning and demonstration projects help the nation’s cities, counties, metropolitan planning organizations, and Tribal governments better understand the safety challenges in their communities, and then begin to identify solutions to make our streets, roads, and highways safer for all road users. 

This is the first of two FY23 announcements for the Safe Streets and Roads for All competitive grant program and includes only Planning and Demonstration Grants, which are shown in the below interactive map.

You can view a list of the 235 Planning and Demonstration Grants, by state, and view the full-screen awards map.

These funds will help with everything from developing safety action plans, to informing improvements along corridors with safety issues, to using “quick-build” strategies to test out safety features such as separated bicycle lanes or curb extensions at intersections.

Additional FY23 Awards to Be Announced in December

Another round of FY23 SS4A awards is expected to be announced in December and will include additional Planning and Demonstration Grants and Implementation Grants, which provide federal funds to implement projects and strategies identified in an Action Plan to address a roadway safety problem. 

In total, the SS4A grants are expected to provide hundreds of millions of dollars in funding investments in roadway safety, provided directly to local communities.

Last Year, Over $800 Million Awarded to 511 Communities

In the first year of the program, DOT awarded $800 million in grants to 511 communities, making SS4A one of the Department’s largest competitive programs in terms of discreet awardees. 

FY24 Opportunity Anticipated to Open in February 2024

Applications for the next round of SS4A are anticipated to open in February 2024. Subscribe to email updates to be notified when additional information is available.

Federally recognized Tribal governments that apply can use Tribal Transportation Funds for non-Federal match.