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USDOT Releases Safety Data Initiative Funding Opportunity

Date:
November 20, 2019
Topics:
Data for Regional Planning, Funding and Finance, News, News Homepage, Safety

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Office of the Secretary of Transportation has released a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) through its Safety Data Initiative.  Up to $3 million is available for up to 12 awards to build the capacity of state, local, regional, and tribal governments to use innovative data tools and information to improve roadway safety.  Metropolitan planning organizations and regional governments, which could include regional development organizations or regional transportation planning organizations, are eligible to apply, as well as their local government members or state partners.  Applications are due January 17.  Registration is now open for a webinar discussing the NOFO, to occur December 3 at 2:30 p.m. ET.  View the NOFO here, or learn more about the Safety Data Initiative here.