Safe Streets and Roads for All


The purpose of SS4A grants is to improve roadway safety by significantly reducing or eliminating roadway fatalities and serious injuries involving various users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, public transportation users, motorists, personal conveyance and micromobility users, and commercial vehicle operators.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Office of The Secretary, Department of Transportation
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Fiscal Year 2022 The FY 2022 NOFO released May of 2022. Over $800 million in awards were given to 510 communities in 49 States and Puerto Rico in the first funding round. Over half the nation's population resides in a place that received funding in FY 2022.
Fiscal Year 2023 In the FY2023 funding cycle 620 local, regional, and Tribal governments received almost $900 million in Federal funding. 48 awardees received $605 million to implement safety projects and strategies that will reduce the likelihood of fatalities and serious injuries in those communities. 572 awardees received $290 million to develop plans as well as perform supplemental planning and/or demonstration activities in support of an Action Plan.
Public Law 117th Congress (2021-2022)-117-58
Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act or Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. Sections 24112 and Division J.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Eligible funding recipients include: Metropolitan Planning Organizations; political subdivisions of a State (e.g., city, county, town, etc..); Federally recognized Tribal governments; and multijurisdictional groups of entities comprised of the above. Local governments are eligible funding recipients, but State-designated Indian Tribes are not eligible funding recipients.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Not applicable.
Applicants must: Obtain a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number; Register with the System Award for Management (SAM) at; Register to submit applications through Valid Eval, an online submission proposal system used by USDOT; Create a username and password; 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Notice of Funding Opportunities (NOFO) for this listing will be posted on Applications are solicited through Valid Eval, an online submission proposal system used by USDOT, and the publication of a Notice of Funding Opportunity in the Federal Register. Applications must be submitted for each round by the published application deadline. Additional information on Application requirements can be found in the Notice of Funding Opportunity.
Award Procedure
SS4A are to be awarded on a competitive basis to projects that meet statutory requirements. SS4A funds may be used to develop and implement Comprehensive Safety Action Plans. All projects funded with are anticipated to have a grant agreement finalized within twelve months after awards have been announced.
Contact the headquarters location, as appropriate for application deadlines. Approximate application start date is end of February and the application window is expected to have multiple deadlines up until the end of August, 2024.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
More than 180 days. Statute requires awards to be made no later than 270 days after the release of the funding opportunity.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
How are proposals selected?
The selection criteria are published in the Notice of Funding Opportunity.
How may assistance be used?
The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act authorizes the Safe Streets and Roads for All Program, with $5 billion in advanced appropriations for fiscal years (FY) 2022 through 2026, to be awarded by DOT on a competitive basis to projects that meet statutory requirements. Eligible activities include: develop a Comprehensive Safety Action Plan; conduct planning, design, and development activities; and carry out projects and strategies identified in a Comprehensive Safety Action Plan.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Not applicable.
The program concurs with the system's audit narrative.
Any awarding procedures, documentation of expenditures and copies of reports as well as policies and procedures for the life of the grant.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching is mandatory. 20%. The Federal share of a SS4A grant may not exceed eighty (80) percent of total eligible project costs. Recipients are required to contribute a local matching share of no less than twenty (20) percent of eligible project costs. All matching funds must be from non-Federal sources. In accordance with 2 CFR § 200.306, Grant recipients may use in-kind or cash contributions toward local match requirements so long as those contributions meet the requirements under 2 CFR § 200.306(b). Tribal Transportation Program funding may be used by federally-recognized Tribal governments as non-Federal match.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
SS4A funding, once made available, is available until obligated. SS4A funds from advanced appropriations are no-year funds. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: through the successful execution of a grant agreement. Reimbursement.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Information is available at or at
Headquarters Office
Paul D. Teicher
1200 New Jersey Ave SE
Washington, DC 20590 USA
Phone: 2023664114
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants (Discretionary)) FY 23$895,717,978.00; FY 24 est $1,256,687,000.00; FY 25 est $1,000,000,000.00; FY 22$802,626,263.00; FY 21 - Advanced appropriations of $1 Billion a year from Fiscal Years 2022 to 2026 totaling $5 Billion. $256 million in FY2023 funding is carried over to FY2024
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
The legislation does not specify minimum or maximum award amounts. For Planning and Demonstration Grants, the approximated minimum is $100,000 and an approximated maximum of $10,000,000. For Implementation Grants, the approximated minimum is $2,500,000 and the approximated maximum is $25,000,000.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2022 See for descriptions of funded projects
Fiscal Year 2023 48 Implementation Grant awards were made in FY 2023. For example, the City of Fayetteville Arkansas received $25 million in Federal funding to address roadway safety problems. Descriptions of the funded projects are located here: 572 Planning and Demonstration awards were made. Descriptions of the funded projects are located here:


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