About the Federal Highway Administration
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) provides stewardship over the construction, maintenance and preservation of the Nation’s highways, bridges, and tunnels. In addition, FHWA conducts research and provides technical assistance to state and local agencies in an effort to improve safety, mobility, and livability, and to encourage innovation.
FHWA also administers the FAST Act, which supports the Tribal Transportation Program (TTP) and its funding authority of almost $500M per year.
About the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) mission is to save lives, prevent injuries, and reduce economic costs due to road traffic crashes, through education, research, safety standards, and enforcement. Through the development of innovative approaches to reducing motor vehicle crashes and injuries, the NHTSA provides leadership to the motor vehicle and highway safety community.
NHTSA administers more than $640 million grant funding annually to States, territories, and the Bureau of Indian Affairs as authorized by the FAST Act.