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U.S. Secretary of Transportation announces $8.9 million in transportation grants to improve highway safety in Indian Country

U.S. Secretary of Transportation announces $8.9 million in transportation grants to improve highway safety in Indian Country

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2/12/2020 - edited

Funds going to American Indian Tribes to improve traffic safety and improve the quality of life for tribal communities

News Release

United States Department of Transportation

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced over $8.9 million for 91 projects to 80 Federally recognized American Indian Tribal Nations during her remarks at the National Congress of American Indians on Tuesday.

“These Federal funds will go to American Indian Tribes to improve traffic safety and improve the quality of life for tribal communities,” said U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao.

Nearly 60 Tribes will receive funding to assist in the development or update of a transportation safety plan. A library of such plans is online at https://www.tribalsafety.org/safety-plans-library... FULL ARTICLE

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