The province has announced its latest round of Traffic Safety Fund Grants.

Sixty-five projects were approved in 62 Saskatchewan communities totalling $1,033,132.

The funding will help install signage at intersections and school zones and improve pedestrian safety in rural, urban and Indigenous communities across the province. Eligible traffic safety initiatives must focus on one of the following priority areas: speeding, impaired driving, distracted driving, occupant protection or intersection safety. 

The grants are awarded twice a year, using proceeds from photo speed enforcement.

The following local projects have been approved for funding (July 1 - September 30, 2022):
- The Town of Assiniboia will receive $8,546 for speed management; 
- RM of Lake of Rivers will get $4,466 for a radar speed sign on Golf Course Road; 
- RM of Moose Jaw will receive over $7,102 for digital radar speed signs; 
- The Town of Gravelbourg has been awarded $16,000 for the construction of a solar-powered pedestrian crosswalk

Since 2019, a total of 557 community traffic safety projects have been funded in Saskatchewan, totaling more than $7.2 million.

The Provincial Traffic Safety Fund Grant Program is currently accepting applications for the next round of funding. The deadline is March 31, 2023.