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OTO Awarded the Safe Streets and Roads for All Grant

February 1 2023 | 0 Comments

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The Ozarks Transportation Organization (OTO) has been awarded a federal discretionary grant in the amount of $228,800 from the USDOT. The grant will provide support for the development of a comprehensive Safety Action Plan. The plan will cover the OTO region and can be used by the cities and counties in the OTO boundary for their transportation safety planning. The completed Safety Action Plan will also allow the member cities of Battlefield, Republic, Springfield, Nixa, Ozark, Willard, and Strafford to apply for discretionary Safe Streets and Roads for All federal discretionary transportation grants.

More information about the Safe Streets and Roads for All Plan can be found on the Ozarks Transportation Organization’s website here:

For more information, contact: Debbie Parks, Grants Administrator, Ozarks Transportation Organization, 2208 W. Chesterfield Boulevard, Suite 101, Springfield, Missouri 65807, 417-865-3047.

Ozarks Transportation Organization is your Springfield-regional Metropolitan Planning Organization, or MPO. The MPO is a body of elected and appointed members who work together with local, state and federal elected officials and policymakers, serving to make funding and planning decisions for transportation within the Springfield, MO region.

Public input is a cornerstone of our operations. To tell us what you think, please email us at Find us on Facebook or on Twitter @theOTOMPO.

Si usted necesita la ayuda de un traductor, por favor comunĂ­quese con Nicole Stokes al 417-865-3042, al menos 48 horas antes del plazo.

Persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Nicole Stokes at 417-865-3042 at least 2 working days prior to the expiration of the public comment period.

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OTO fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities. For more information or to obtain a Title VI Complaint Form, see, or call 417-865-3042.

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