Public Transportation

Strengthening Mobility and Revolutionizing Transportation (SMART) Grants

Agency NameDepartment of Transportation
Funding Amount$500,000,000.00
Bureau Name Office of the Secretary
Funding Mechanism Competitive Grant
New? Yes
Funding Mechanism Competitive Grant

Funding Amount Notes

Period of Availability Available until expended
Recipients (A) A State; (B) a political subdivision of a State; (C) a Tribal government; (D) a public transit agency or authority; (E) a public toll authority; (F) a metropolitan planning organization; and (G) a group of two or more of these eligible entities
Program Description The Office of the Secretary's Strengthening Mobility and Revolutionizing Transportation Grant program provides supplemental funding grants to rural, midsized, and large communities to conduct demonstration projects focused on advanced smart city or community technologies and systems in a variety of communities to improve transportation efficiency and safety.
Eligible Uses In general, a Strengthening Mobility and Revolutionizing Transportation grant may be used to carry out a project that demonstrates at least one of the following: Coordinate Automation Connected Vehicles; Intelligent, sensor-based infrastructure; Systems integration; Commerce delivery and logistics; Leveraging use of innovative aviation technology; Smart grid; Smart technology traffic signals.
Statutory Location 25005
Federal Cost Share Requirement No non-Federal cost share required