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  • Posted: Dec 19, 2023
    The webinar, held December 13, is the fourth in a series of conversations on cultivating Native economies, hosted by the Minneapolis Fed’s Center for Indian Country Development. The series provides tribal leaders, policymakers, and practitioners with information they can use to strengthen and expand Indian Country economic prosperity.
  • Posted: Oct 19, 2023
    The Section 106 review process seeks to balance historic preservation concerns with the needs of Federal undertakings. This new programmatic agreement will both expedite project delivery and reemphasize FHWA and NDDOT’s commitment to Tribal Consultation. A North Dakota case study has been published to provide guidance for tribes and agencies seeking to build mutual trust.
  • Posted: Sep 19, 2023
    Leaders from nine South Dakota tribes met with the Secretary September 11 to discuss transportation issues affecting tribes, including roadway safety, emergency response and public transportation. Coverage from the Rapid City Journal.
  • Posted: Aug 29, 2023
    This conference, scheduled for Oct. 23-25 in Sioux Falls, is a valuable investment, providing an opportunity to learn and share ideas about building and maintaining safe local roadways. Register by Oct. 17.
  • Posted: Aug 25, 2023
    Roadway fatalities and serious injuries are a significant public health concern in rural and tribal settings. Creating a coalition of interested individuals is part of the Safe System Approach that addresses the high rates of these fatalities and serious injuries. This new publication from the Transportation Research Board details this approach.
  • Posted: Aug 24, 2023
    The summit is scheduled for Oct. 18-19 at the Grand River Casino and Resort in Mobridge. There will be road maintenance training on Oct. 18 in conjunction with the Summit. Register by Oct. 11.
  • Posted: Jul 18, 2023
    Fuchs brings more than 25 years of transportation engineering experience to NDLTAP. He worked as a consulting engineer and with the North Dakota Department of Transportation, most recently as the assistant local government engineer for NDDOT, overseeing the rural and special program areas and serving NDDOT's Tribal Liaison.
  • Posted: Jul 13, 2023
    The funding $675 million for the Rural Surface Transportation Grant Program designed to improve and expand surface transportation infrastructure in rural areas in order to increase connectivity, improve the safety and reliability of the movement of people and freight, and generate regional economic growth and improve quality of life.
  • Posted: Jul 3, 2023
    The event will be in Anchorage, Alaska, September 24-28. The NTICC offers access to key training and an opportunity for Tribal transportation professionals to engage with federal officials and their Tribal transportation peers regarding Tribal transportation issues and challenges.
  • Posted: Jun 26, 2023
    The Notice of Funding Opportunity for a new pilot program for the Rural and Tribal Assistance Pilot Program recently opened. The Program offers technical assistance grants to rural and tribal communities and combines two years of funding (FY 2022 & 2023), $3.4 million in total, to eligible applicants on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Posted: May 19, 2023
    The Federal Highway Administration's Local Aid Support (LAS) is calling the Tribal community to develop the next innovative logo design of the Tribal Technical Assistance Program (TTAP). TTAP is looking for a new and engaging logo that aligns with its mission and goals of assisting local transportation agencies with implementing safety and mobility programs through technical assistance, training, and program evaluation.
  • Posted: May 18, 2023
    Build a Better Mousetrap celebrates innovative solutions for challenges that local and tribal transportation workers encounter. These innovations can range from the development of tools and equipment modifications to the implementation of new processes that increase safety, reduce cost, and improve efficiency of our transportation system.
  • Posted: May 5, 2023
    This grassroots, collaborative effort that recognizes selected roads throughout the United States of America for their unique historic, cultural, natural, archaeological, recreational, and scenic intrinsic qualities. The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023, appropriated $20 million in Highway Infrastructure Program funds for the NSBP. Program grants and technical assistance are to be made available to States or Indian Tribes to (a) implement eligible projects; and (b) plan, design, and develop a State or Indian Tribe scenic byway program. FHWA is currently developing a Notice of Funding Opportunity for the 2023 NSBP Grants & Technical Assistance.
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