Highway Safety Programs

Agency NameDepartment of Transportation
Funding Amount$1,992,000,000.00
Bureau Name National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Funding Mechanism Formula Grant
New? No
Funding Mechanism Formula Grant

Funding Amount Notes

Period of Availability 4 year
Recipients States, the Secretary of Interior for the Tribes, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Program Description Section 402 funds are authorized by Congress and are available to the 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U. S. Territories and the Bureau of Indian Affairs. These funds are apportioned using statutory apportionment formula. These funds are provided to the State and Territorial Highway Safety Offices based on an approved highway safety plan that details problem identification, performance measures, countermeasures and projects using identified countermeasures to help reduce crashes, injuries and fatalities resulting from motor vehicle crashes.
Eligible Uses To be specified in the implementing regulation. link
Statutory Location 24101; 24102
Federal Cost Share Requirement 80 percent Federal / 20 percent non-Federal (except for American Samoa, Guam, Northern Marianas, and the Virgin Islands = 100 percent Federal share)