Transportation Safety Funding Opportunities for California Tribes

May 15, 2020

NEW! Tribes in California can obtain funding for transportation safety improvements from the following sources. Note details for program application deadlines and upcoming informational webinars:

Caltrans Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) Cycle 10

The Caltrans Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) Cycle 10 Call-for-Projects was announced on May 5, 2020. There will be $2 million set-aside exclusively available for tribes. To assist agencies in preparing quality applications for HSIP Cycle 10, Caltrans and FHWA will hold a webinar on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 1:30pm PT. Please click here to register. The application submittal deadline is September 4, 2020. Learn more about the program and how to apply here

Tribal Transportation Program Safety Fund (TTPSF)

The FHWA Tribal Transportation Program Safety Fund (TTPSF) funding opportunity for Fiscal Year 2020 was announced on May 7, 2020. There is an estimated $9.2 million available for tribal transportation safety. A webinar will review the notice of the funding opportunity (NOFO) on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 10:30am PT. Please click here for registration detailsThe application deadline is August 20, 2020. Learn more about the program and how to apply here.

If you would like assistance in preparing analyses for proposals, please contact UC Berkeley SafeTREC at

Visit our Tribal Transportation Safety Center webpage for more information about programs, tools and resources or download our Tribal Road Safety Resources flyer.