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Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) Discretionary Grant

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 20.939
U.S. Department of Transportation
Sep 15, 2022

Paul Teicher


Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) Discretionary Grants will provide funding to communities to develop and implement a comprehensive safety action plan to significantly reduce or eliminate roadway fatalities and serious injuries. Action plans should focus on all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, public transportation users, motorists, personal conveyance and micromobility users, and commercial vehicle operators.

Program priorities include:

  • Promote safety
  • Employ low-cost, high-impact strategies that can improve safety over a wider geographic area
  • Ensure equitable investment in the safety needs of underserved communities, which includes both underserved urban and rural communities
  • Incorporate evidence-based projects and strategies
  • Align with Department of Transportation's mission and with priorities such as equity, climate and sustainability, quality job creation, and economic strength and global competitiveness

Eligible activities under each grant category are available in the application instructions.


Eligible applicants include:

  • Metropolitan planning organizations
  • Political subdivision of a state or territory
  • Federally recognized Tribal governments
  • Multijurisdictional groups comprised of the above entities listed
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ranges:

  • $200,000 - 1,000,000 for Action Plan Grants
  • 3,000,000 -$30,000,000 for Implementation Grants

Estimated number of awards: 300
Estimated total program funding: $1,000,000,000

Award amounts for multijurisdictional joint applicants are up to $5,000,000 for Action Plan Grants and up to $50,000,000 for Implementation Grants.

A matching contribution of 20% of total eligible activity costs is required.

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through

Tagged as
Infrastructure · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Public health · Transportation

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