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Biden, Buttigieg announce $1B in grants for Safe Streets Program

On Monday, President Joe Biden and U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced that applications are being accepted for $1 billion in funding for projects that address street and roadway safety.

Part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law’s Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A), the discretionary grant program provides dedicated funding to support regional, local, and Tribal plans, projects, and strategies to prevent roadway deaths and injuries. The funding comes as traffic fatalities and injuries are at their highest point in a decade, officials said.

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