U.S. Department of Transportation Releases Request for Information to Support the Accessible Transportation Technology Research Initiative

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is seeking informed views on the opportunities in and challenges to the development, deployment, operation, and use of accessible transportation applications. In particular, the USDOT seeks candidate accessible transportation technology applications to be developed through the Accessible Transportation Technology Research Initiative (ATTRI). 


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Vehicle Technology Bill to Improve Safety Gains Backers

Via Detroit Free Press

Support is growing for legislation sponsored by a pair of Michigan congresswomen that would allow road funding to be used to pay for technology that could improve highway safety.

U.S. Rep. Candice Miller, R-Harrison Township, is the prime sponsor of the bill, which would authorize the use of existing surface transportation funds for vehicle-to-infrastructure technology.

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The U.S. Department Transportation Announces $2.6 Million in Grants to Expand Real-Time Travel Information in 13 Cities

Via USDOT press release

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced $2.571 million in grants to expand the use of real-time travel information in 13 highly congested urban areas across 10 states. Known as "Integrated Corridor Management," or ICM, the grants will help selected cities or regions combine numerous information technologies and real-time travel information from highway, rail, and transit operations.

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