ALBANY, N.Y. – The Mohawk Valley has been granted more than $250,000 from the state to improve traffic safety.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has made more than $32 million available for improvements across the state.
The grant program provides funds to localities for enforcement initiatives, public education and information, research, traffic records, child passenger safety and community awareness projects.
“This funding will continue to advance our efforts by supporting unique and effective education and enforcement initiatives designed to save lives and keep New York's roadways as safe as possible," said Mark J.F. Schroeder, commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles.
More than $28 million is going toward highway safety, more than $2 million is designated for police traffic services and nearly $2 million for child passenger safety.