- Briefing Room
A Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for Tribal Transportation Program Safety Funds (TTPSF) has been published. This notice announces the availability of approximately $9.2 million for projects in three categories: safety plans; data assessment, improvement, and analysis activities; and infrastructure improvement and other eligible activities as listed in 23 U.S.C.148(a)(4). For complete instructions on preparing and submitting an application for TTPSF, please download the application, application information, and NOFO at https://highways.dot.gov/federal-lands/programs-tribal/safety/funds.
The CMVOST grant program supports the Secretary’s strategic goals. The purpose is to expand the number of commercial driver’s license (CDL) holders possessing enhanced operator safety training to help reduce the severity and number of crashes on U.S. roads involving CMVs. Additionally, this grant seeks to assist current or former members of the U.S. Armed Forces, including National Guard and Reservists, obtain a CDL. This NOFO provides important information about the FY 2020 CMVOST program activities/projects and guidance related to preparing and submitting a grant application.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of approximately $5 million in funding provided by the Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program (Tribal Transit Program (TTP)), as authorized by 49 U.S.C. 5311(c)(1)(A), as amended by the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act (FAST), Public Law 114-94 (December 4, 2015). This is a national solicitation for project proposals and includes the selection criteria and program eligibility information for Fiscal Year 2020 projects. The primary purpose of these competitively selected grants is to support planning, capital, and, in limited circumstances, operating assistance for tribal public transit services. Funds distributed to Indian tribes under the TTP should not replace or reduce funds that Indian tribes receive from states through FTA’s Section 5311 program.