Eligible Sponsors

  • Local goverments;
  • Tribal governments;
  • Metropolitan Planning Organizations; or 
  • Multi-jurisdiction group of entities including any of the above

Funding Requirements

Minimum grant award - TBD

Federal Share - 80% 

  • Funding: Up to $5-6 billion in funding will be available over FY22-26.
  • Discretionary Grants: Grant funds will be awarded on a competitive basis.



Eligible Projects

  • Develop a comprehensive safety action plan;
  • Conduct planning, design, and development activities for projects and strategies identified in a comprehensive safety action plan; or
  • Carry out projects and strategies identified in a comprehensive safety action plan

Key Considerations

Per Section 24112(d)(3) - Eligible projects should:

  • Likely to significantly reduce or eliminate transportation-related fatalities and serious injuries involving various road users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, public transportation users, motorists, and commercial operators, within the timeframe proposed by the eligible entity;
  • Demonstrate engagement with a variety of public and private stakeholders;
  • Seek to adopt innovative technologies or strategies to promote safety;
  • Employ low-cost, high-impact strategies that can improve safety over a wider geographical area;
  • Ensure, or will ensure, equitable investment in the safety needs of underserved communities in preventing transportation-related fatalities and injuries;
  • Include evidence-based projects or strategies; and (G) achieves such other conditions as the Secretary considers to be necessary

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Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) Grant Program

SS4A Websitehttps://www.transportation.gov/SS4A

  • Webinars:
  • Recordings from three pre-solicitation webinars are available.
  • To provide technical assistance to stakeholders, DOT will host a series of webinars during the FY22 grant application period.
  • Potential applicants will find answers to frequently asked questions about the Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) grant opportunity here.
  • If you have questions related to SS4A, please email [email protected]
  • Subscribe: Those who are interested may subscribe to email updates about the SS4A program.




SS4A Webinar

TITLE: Getting Ready for the Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) Program

AUDIENCE: Counties, Cities, Towns, Other Special Districts That Are Subdivisions of a State, and Transit Agencies 

The U.S. Department of Transportation hosted a pre-application information webinar in May 2022 for potential applicants interested in applying for the first round of grants for the Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) discretionary grant program. This webinar is targeted at counties, cities, towns, other special districts that are subdivisions of a state, and transit agencies but is open to all members of the public. 

Recordings from three pre solicitation webinars are available.


Notice of Funding Opportunty

The U.S. Department of Transportation has released the FY22 Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the new Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) Grant Program, which was established by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) to support regional, local, and Tribal initiatives to prevent roadway deaths and serious injuries.



The application deadline is September 15, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. EDT



Funding Announcement

Expected prior to the end of FFY 2022