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Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users

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SAFETEA-LU
Key Safety Provisions


Key Safety Provisions


Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP)

Apportionment Formula

To obligate HSIP funds, States' must:


Strategic Highway Safety Plans (SHSP)

**SHSP Guidance**


HSIP Flexibility


HSIP Reporting Requirements

States' must submit an annual report** to the Secretary that:

**Reports made available to the public through DOT web site

States' must submit a report to the Secretary that:


Railway Highway Crossings

$220 Million/Year Set Aside (FY06 – FY09)


High Risk Rural Roads

$90 Million/Year Set Aside (FY06 – FY09)

Safe Routes to School (SR2S)


SR2S Funding

Fiscal Year20052006200720082009
Authorization$54 M$100 M$125 M$150 M$183 M

SR2S Eligible Projects & Activities

Infrastructure Related Projects

Non-Infrastructure Related Activities


Other SR2S Activities


Work Zone Safety


Road Safety Improvements for Older Drivers & Pedestrians


Incentive/Transfer Programs


NHTSA Programs

"The care of human life & happiness…is the first and only objective of good government"
- Thomas Jefferson

Page last modified on October 15, 2014.
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