Tribal Transportation News
June 17, 2022
Training Opportunities
ILTF Webinar June 15
Topic: Negotiating with Non-Tribal Jurisdictions
Tribal governments are constantly working with other jurisdictions on matters related to land management, including rights-of-way, leasing and land acquisition. Indian Land Tenure Foundation (ILTF) will host a live webinar on "Negotiating with Non-Tribal Jurisdictions" on Wednesday, June 15 at noon Central time. This session will cover a variety of topics relevant to land managers, tribal leadership, and tribal attorneys.

Pablo H. Padilla, Jr. – Pablo H. Padilla, Jr., Esq.
Casey Douma – Douma Law, P.C.
Aaron M. Sims – Chestnut Law Offices
Justin J. Solimon – Barnhouse Keegan Solimon & West, LLP

The webinar will be moderated by Nichlas Emmons, Program/Development Officer with the Indian Land Tenure Foundation. It will be conducted live via Zoom and will last approximately 90 minutes. The webinar is free but all participants must register in advance.
To register now, please click the link below.
Questions about the webinar can be directed via email to
Just-In-Time Training - TTP Safety Fund NOFO
June 15, 2022
3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST
This just-in-time webinar is intended for those interested in applying for Tribal Transportation Program Safety Fund. This webinar provides an overview of the Tribal Transportation Safety Program Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO).
Presenter(s): Adam Larsen, TTP Safety Program Manager, FHWA Office of Tribal Transportation

Questions or Suggestions?
Please contact Blane Kunihisa, (360) 619-7814,
Upcoming Events

Flagstaff, AZ
June 27-28, 2022

Topics will include capital project construction, PASS, safety, transit tech tools, and more. Participants will hear updates from FTA on the Tribal Transit Program. For questions, contact National RTAP's Tribal Transit Program Manager, Neil Rodriguez.
The National Transportation in Indian Country Conference is the one-stop-shop transportation conference FOR TRIBES, BY TRIBES. NTICC offers access to relevant training and an opportunity for Tribal transportation professionals to engage with federal officials and their Tribal transportation peers regarding Tribal transportation issues and challenges. 
NTICC provides information and resources for all who are committed to improving the transportation infrastructure of Indian Country and the safety of those who live, work, and travel the roadways of Alaska Native and Native American lands.

Registration is now open!
Funding Opportunities
Grant Opportunity:
Safe Streets and Roads for All

Applications due by September 15, 2022

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced on May 16 that the application process is now open for communities of all sizes to apply for $1 billion in Fiscal Year 2022 funding to help them ensure safe streets and roads for all and address the national roadway safety crisis. Read more...

The Department will convene a series of stakeholder webinars in June to help potential applicants learn about the SS4A Grant Program and what they need to know to prepare an application.

  1. Wednesday, June 15: How to Apply for the Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) Opportunity: Focus on Action Plan Grants
  2. Thursday, June 23: How to Apply for the Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) Opportunity: Focus on Implementation Grants
Grant Opportunity: 2022 TTP Safety Fund

FY2022-2026 Tribal Transportation Program Safety Fund Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) can be found at

Applications are due on or before Sept. 15, 2022.
Questions about this program can be sent to or contact Adam Larsen at 360-619-2601.
FHWA will hold a webinar to review the NOFO details with potential applicants on June 15, 2022 at 12:30 p.m. pacific time. Details on the webinar can be found at
Transportation Safety Grant Opportunities at a Glance
Comparison of two programs available to Tribes for projects that reduce fatalities and injuries on roadway facilities.

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“Infrastructure School” Webinars

Over the months of February and March 2022, Biden-Harris Administration officials hosted a series of webinars they called “Infrastructure School” to show how to use the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Guidebook and provide a deeper look at important information and upcoming milestones for each of the major areas of investment in the law.
Tribal Transportation Training Presentations
All of the presentation from the Tribal Transportation Training that took place in April 2022 are now available online for your convenience.
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