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May 18

USDOT Announces Safe Streets for All Grant Program

Posted to The Town Crier - Legislative Backgrounder on May 18, 2022 at 1:41 PM by Legislative Staff

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) discretionary grant program. This new five-year, $5 billion program has up to $1 billion available in fiscal year 2022 (FY22). The SS4A program funds regional and local initiatives through grants to prevent roadway deaths and serious injuries and supports the National Roadway Safety Strategy goal of zero deaths and serious injuries on the nation’s roadways. This program was established in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL). 

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Apr 21

Biden Administration Releases Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Rural Playbook

Posted to The Town Crier - Legislative Backgrounder on April 21, 2022 at 12:12 PM by Legislative Staff

he White House released a new resource to help identify and apply for funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Rural Playbook. The League has created a spreadsheet to help communities navigate available funding opportunities. 

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Mar 10

League Releases Condensed Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Guidebook

Posted to The Town Crier - Legislative Backgrounder on March 10, 2022 at 12:08 PM by Legislative Staff

A few weeks ago, the Biden Administration released the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) Guidebook. League staff reviewed the 465 page document and produced a condensed version that focuses on programs where funding is available to municipalities. In a separate spreadsheet, those same programs are broken down by category, type of project (i.e. planning, line replacement, design), and next milestone to provide you with a means to search for funding opportunities for your town.  

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