Via NJTV News
They’re coming — self-driving cars that will rely less on human control and more on autopilot.
So, this week, the federal transportation department issued a safety checklist for automakers to follow. Steve Carrellas is with the National Motorists Association.
“I think it’s a real good start,” Carrellas said.
The government made the reason for its checklist unmistakably clear: safety.
The OSADP is a web-based portal that provides access to and supports the collaboration, development, and use of open-source ITS-related applications. The OSADP has added a number of new ITS-related applications that are available free to the public.
The following new applications are now available for download:
The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has been rated as the top ranked overall state DOT in the nation by the Reason Foundation in Los Angeles. The Foundation released its 22nd Annual Highway Report on Thursday, September 22. This report ranks every state’s highway system on pavement condition, traffic congestion, deficient bridges, traffic fatality rates, dollars spent per mile and other categories. The previous report ranked SCDOT as 4th.
The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has awarded DelDOT $10.4 million to accelerate work on transportation projects in Delaware.
Four-Part Policy Lays the Foundation for the Next Revolution in Roadway Safety
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Transportation is issuing Federal policy for automated vehicles, laying a path for the safe testing and deployment of new auto technologies that have enormous potential for improving safety and mobility for Americans on the road.
As a part of its "Road to Tomorrow" initiative to develop new ways with private partners to pay for infrastructure, the Missouri Department of Transportation is seeking pilot project proposals to test whether technology services that customers would be willing to pay for could be built into a Missouri highway.
he Wyoming Department of Transportation has completed a development plan for a federally supported pilot program that could soon have hundreds of vehicles communicating electronically with each other and roadside devices about travel conditions on the Interstate 80 corridor.
Posting date: September 7, 2016
This position is open to Colorado residents only.
This is a key position aligned with CDOT's Technology Peak.