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Tribal Transportation Program Safety Fund (TTPSF)

General Grant Program Information

The Tribal Transportation Program Safety Fund (TTPSF) is targeted to address the higher rates of fatal injuries associated with transportation for the Native American and Alaska Native populations of our country. 

Opportunity Status:
Posted Date:
Close Date:
Eligible Applicants:
Federally Recognized Tribes and Affiliated Groups
Eligible Activities:
Planning; Construction; Technology Demonstrations and Deployment; Accessibility; Security
Transportation Type:
Bike/Ped Roadway
Most Recent Annual Program Funding Amount:
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Match Waiver:
Rural Set-Aside:
Tribal Set-Aside:
Grant Opportunity ID:
Grant Opportunity Link:
Links to Additional Information:
USDOT / Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

Eligibility Information

Eligible applicants are limited to federally recognized Tribes. 

Eligible uses include projects in the categories of developing or updating transportation safety plans, crash data assessment, improvement, and analysis activities, systemic roadway departure countermeasures, and infrastructure improvements, and other eligible activities as listed in 23 U.S.C. 148(a)(4). Projects must involve public roads (with related strategies and activities) as described in section 148(a)(4) that are consistent with a transportation safety plan and that seek to correct or improve a hazardous road location or feature or address a highway safety problem. TTPSF emphasizes the development of strategic transportation safety plans using a data-driven process as a means for Tribes to identify transportation safety needs and determine how those needs will be addressed in Tribal communities. 

Funding Information

The TTPSF program provides annual funding ranging from up to $23.1 million in FY 2022 to up to $25.1 million in FY 2026. There is no match or cost-sharing requirement for this grant. Individual award amounts vary. 

Contact Information

Adam Larsen
Safety Program Manager, FHWA Office of Tribal Transportation

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Last updated: Monday, May 22, 2023