The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) anticipates awarding four cooperative agreements as a result of this RFA to provide a Tribal Technical Assistance Center in four regions of the United States. Each award will support a separate region. The Regions are as follows: Northwest TTAP Center: Comprising the States of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Western Montana. Four Corners TTAP Center: Comprising the States of Colorado, Utah, Arizona and New Mexico. Northern Plains TTAP Center: Comprising the States of Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming and Northern Nebraska. Eastern TTAP Center: Comprising all States east of the Mississippi River and Minnesota. These cooperative agreements will be awarded as part of the Tribal Technical Assistance Program (TTAP), a cooperative effort between the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). The objectives of the program are: (1) Transfer transportation technology to American Indian tribal governments through training, technical assistance, and information access; (2) Improve communication on technical transportation issues among FHWA, BIA, state DOTs, tribal governments, cities, counties, and metropolitan and regional transportation organizations, including Metropolitan Planning Organizations and Regional Planning Organizations; (3) Assist in developing and implementing new transportation technologies and administrative procedures at the tribal level; (4) Provide tribal governments with training and technical assistance in Public Law 93-638 contracting and self-governance compacts; (5) Provide training and technical assistance in intergovernmental transportation planning, recreational travel and tourism, and related economic development; and (6) Provide ongoing contact and communication with tribal staffs and elected officials.
Who can apply:
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments
Public And State Controlled Institutions Of Higher Education
Small Business (Less Than 500 Employees
Eligible functional categories:
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Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Acquisition Management, Room 4404 400 7th Street, SW, Washington, DC, 20590