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Tribal Transportation Program Safety Fund (TTPSF)

Transportation fatalities and injuries severely impact the quality of life in Indian country.  Each year under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), as enacted by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (Public Law 117-58), 4% of the available TTP funds are set aside to address transportation safety issues identified by federally recognized Indian tribes through a competitive, discretionary program. Projects are chosen whose outcomes will reduce fatal and serious injuries in transportation related incidents, such as motor vehicle crashes.

FHWA advocates the development of strategic transportation safety plans as a means for tribes to determine how transportation safety needs will be addressed in and around tribal communities. See additional information on developing safety plans.

Eligible projects for the TTP Safety Fund include:

  • develop and update transportation safety plans
  • safety data assessment, improvement, and analysis
  • systemic roadway departure countermeasures
  • infrastructure improvements and other eligible activities as listed in 23 U.S.C. 148(a)(4)

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FY 2024 TTP Safety Fund

The FY2022-2026 TTP Safety Fund Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the TTP Safety Fund was published on June 7, 2022 and amended on January 9, 2023.  Applications for the FY2024 funding cycle will be accepted October 1, 2023 through January 15, 2024.

FY 2023 TTP Safety Fund

The application deadline for the 2023 TTP Safety Fund was March 9, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.  Award announcements are anticipated in Fall 2023.  Please direct any questions to TTPSF@dot.gov or call Adam Larsen at 360-619-2601. 

TTPSF Frequently Asked Questions

Prior Year TTP Safety Funding Awards List

Updated: Friday, March 10, 2023