Statewide Pedestrian and Bicyclist Focus Education and Enforcement Effort
Announcement of a Request for Applications (RFA) to provide assistance to eligible designated pedestrian/bicycle focus States to support focus cities implement education and enforcement components of their local Pedestrian/Bicycle Safety Action Plans.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Agency: Department of Transportation
Office: NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Number of Awards Available
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
The successful organization must demonstrate that they have the infrastructure in place, as well as the necessary staff and support to carry out the responsibilities in developing, administering/coordinating and implementing this agreement. Only organizations capable of fulfilling the criteria listed below will be considered. The criteria require that: Applicant must have the existence of an organizational infra-structure that will allow staff time necessary to handle the day-to-day logistical needs for this project. Interested applicants are advised that no fee or profit will be allowed under this Cooperative Agreement. Applicants (focus states) shall have a pedestrian and bicycle safety action plan (PBSAP) that has been adopted by the governing body of the jurisdiction. To be eligible to participate in this cooperative agreement, applicants shall meet the following requirements: a. Demonstrate high involvement in the development and/or implementation of the jurisdictionâ€™s Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Action Plan; b. Provide an approved version of the Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Action Plan (as an appendix to the application); c. Provide data defining the Stateâ€™s or Statesâ€™ pedestrian and bicycle high-risk group(s), high-crash locations/intersections and most common pedestrian crash types; d. Considering the extent of the problem and the current needs of the Stateâ€™s pedestrian and bicycle safety programs, show how the requested funding will enable the applicant to make significant progress toward improving or enhancing their pedestrian safety efforts in the focus State; e. Provide a list of related training(s) the State has received for improving pedestrian and bicycle safety; f. Demonstrate leadership or point of contact in the Focus State to champion such a program; g. Demonstrate partnerships with education and enforcement professionals, pedestrian advocacy organizations and others who will be involved in the implementation of the program; h. Demonstrate willingness to accept Federal involvement in proposed effort. NHTSA plans to award three (3) cooperative agreements, via limited competition, to continue the focused city comprehensive approach to pedestrian safety. This Request for Application broadens the scope to include bicycle safety as well as pedestrian safety and will support the implementation of the education and enforcement elements of the localitiesâ€™ pedestrian/bicycle safety plans. This broadened approach reflect
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program does not have cost sharing or matching requirements.
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Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards up to $1,500,000.00