Tribal Transportation News

July 12, 2022

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Many funding opportunities available!

NTICC coming up soon!

Lots of LTAP Classes...check the calendar at the end of the newsletter!

Upcoming Events

Rural Road Safety Awareness Week 2022

The National Center for Rural Road Safety is promoting Rural Road Safety Awareness Week.

July 18-22, 2022


Taking Action, Saving Lives

Daily Themes:

Monday: What’s Unique About Rural Road Safety?

Tuesday: The Safe System Approach for Rural Roads

Wednesday: Proven Safety Countermeasures for Rural Roads

Thursday: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Rural Road Safety

 Friday: The Intersection of Rural Road Safety and Public Health

More Info / How to Get Involved

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!

More Information

Funding Opportunities

TTP Bridge Program

The TTP Bridge Program provides funding to carry out the design, preconstruction activities and construction of bridges that are on the National Tribal Transportation Facility Inventory. The new Infrastructure Law set aside 165 million dollars per year for the next four years to fund the TTP Bridge Program. Information about the TTP Bridge Program can be found at If you have questions concerning the TTP Bridge Program, you may contact the FHWA Bridge Program Manager Russell Garcia at 703-404-6223 or

More Information

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...

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.

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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Reconnecting Communities Pilot

Discretionary Grant Program

Application Deadline: October 13, 2022

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) established the new Reconnecting Communities Pilot (RCP) discretionary grant program, funded with $1 billion over the next 5 years.

It is the first-ever program to help reconnect communities that were previously cut off from economic opportunities by transportation infrastructure. Funding supports planning grants and capital construction grants, as well as technical assistance, to restore community connectivity through the removal, retrofit, mitigation, or replacement of eligible transportation infrastructure facilities.

More Info


Thursday, July 14, 2022 from 12 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

DOT will host a webinar to provide a general overview of the new DOT Reconnecting Communities Pilot (RCP) discretionary grant program for prospective applicants, including elements of the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) and the evaluation criteria.

Info & Registration

ODOT Transportation Alternatives

Call for Projects Now Open

Final Applications Due November 30, 2022

The Transportation Alternatives (TA) Set-Aside, formally known as Transportation Alternatives Program or TAP, from the Surface Transportation Block Grant (STBG) Program provides funding for a variety of transportation projects that prioritize safety, comfort, and connectivity to destinations for all users of our transportation networks, including pedestrians and cyclists. 


Projects include pedestrian and bicycle facilities; construction of turnouts, overlooks, and viewing areas; community improvements such as historic preservation and vegetation management; environmental mitigation related to storm water and habitat connectivity; recreational trails; safe routes to school projects; and vulnerable road user safety assessments.

More Information

Training Opportunities

The Transportation Technical Assistance Coordination Library (TACL) helps rural and tribal transit agencies access information about public transportation coordination. They are now offering a 24/7 online TACL training module through National RTAP eLearning. The course walks learners through all aspects of TACL and provides a certificate of completion upon successfully passing the test.


The next training webinar will take place on August 11, 2022 from 2:00-3:00 PM ET.


TACL's quarterly update included 11 new resources, including a new TACL Partner resource: Rural Health Information Hub's (RHIhub) Transportation to Support Rural Healthcare.

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Upcoming Meetings

TTPCC Meeting

August 9-11

Nez Perce Tribe

Lewiston, Idaho

For more information, contact your regional representative.

We will have more info available on our website as it becomes available.


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July 21

July 26

July 27

Aug. 9

Aug. 9

Aug. 9-11

Aug. 11

Aug. 18

Aug. 19

Aug. 22-26

Sept. 13

Every Day Counts 4 Webinar

RCP Discretionary Grant Program Webinar

LTAP Class: Defensive Driving

LTAP Class: Workzone Safety Training

LTAP Class: Defensive Driving

LTAP Class: Pavement Preservation - Roads Scholar Course 5

OTTC Meeting @ 10:00 in ODOT Commission Room

TAB Meeting @ 11:00 in ODOT Commission Room

TTPCC Meeting (at Nez Perce Tribe, Lewiston, Idaho)

TACL Training Webinar

LTAP Class: Road Safety Audits

LTAP Class: Safe Drainage Design and Maintenance Practices

NTICC in Louisville, Kentucky

LTAP Class: Pipe and Culvert Installation

Check out the Calendar of Events on our website!


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