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State Traffic Safety Information System Improvements Grant

Through Section 405(c) funding, this grant program helps improve state safety data systems.

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PLEASE NOTE: This program is not currently accepting applications for funding.


This grant program makes federal funds available to help improve state safety data systems through projects that:

  • Make measurable improvements to performance attributes (accessibility, accuracy, completeness, integration, timeliness, or uniformity) of state safety data systems (citation/adjudication, crash, driver, EMS/injury surveillance, roadway, or vehicle) that will assist with identifying priorities for federal, state, and local traffic safety programs;
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of such efforts;
  • Link state data systems, including traffic records and relevant data systems;
  • Improve the compatibility and interoperability of state data systems with national data systems and the data systems of other states; and
  • Enhance the state’s ability to observe and analyze national trends in crash occurrences, rates, outcomes, and circumstances.

OGR is issuing a competitive Availability of Grant Funds (AGF) for this grant program to make multiple grant awards totaling up to $1,300,000 in FFY 2023.

Program Eligibility:
Only units of state and local government, state higher educational institutions, or not-for-profit organizations with a public purpose in Massachusetts are eligible to apply for this funding.  Private sector organizations are not eligible to receive this funding.  

Key Dates:

AGF Posted: January 11, 2023

Webinar for Potential Applicants: January 25, 2023

Letters of Intent: By 4 PM, February 28, 2023

Questions Regarding AGF: By 4 PM, March 7, 2023

Electronic AGF Responses: By 4 PM, March 10, 2023

Project Presentations: On or about March 22, 2023 

ETRCC Review of Projects: Anticipated on April 12, 2023

Award Announcements: On or about May 12, 2023

Project Start Dates: On or after June 1, 2023

Project End Dates: Not to exceed June 30, 2024

Please direct questions regarding this AGF to Mr. Brook Chipman, Senior Program Manager, at OGR at brook.chipman@mass.gov.

Application Materials and Information:

Second Round of FFY 2023 STSISI Grant-405(c) Funding AGF

Second Round of FFY 2023 STSISI Grant-405(c) Funding AGF Attachment A - Application

Second Round of FFY 2023 STSISI Grant-405(c) Funding Attachment B - Budget Worksheets

OGR Risk Assessment Form

OGR will conduct an AGF Technical Assistance Webinar on January 25, 2023, 1:00 to 2:00pm. During the webinar, questions may be asked. Outside the webinar only written questions will be accepted as described below. To register for the webinar please click below:


Powerpoint Slides for Technical Assistance Webinar -- January 25, 2023. After this webinar and through 4 pm on March 7, 2023 written questions will be accepted as described in the AGF.

Q & A through 2/14/23

No further Q&A occurred for this AGF.

Virtual Project Presentation Information as of 3/21/23

MSP - CARS presentation: Improving Data Accuracy from the Scene of Motor Vehicle Crashes 

DCJIS presentation: Motor Vehicle Automated Citation and Crash System (MACCS)

MassDOT – RMV Division: Inclusion of Vulnerable Road Users in Crash Reporting to RMV

Documents Potentially Required at Award Stage:

OGR General Subrecipient Grant Conditions

OGR A-133 Reporting Form


Contractor Authorized Signatory Form

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