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Federal Highway Administration Awards $15.1 Million to Seven Pilot Projects to Advance New Highway Funding Methods

FHWA 14-20
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel.: (202) 366-0660
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded $15.1 million in Surface Transportation System Funding Alternatives (STSFA) grants to seven projects in five states to explore new ways to fund highway and bridge projects. The program’s goal is to test innovative ways to supplement the federal gas tax and provide long-term support for the Highway Trust Fund....

U.S. Department of Transportation Launches Summit on Pedestrian Safety – Virtual Series

FHWA 13-20
Contact: Neil Gaffney
Tel.: (202) 366-0660
WASHINGTON – Safety advocates will join federal and state transportation agencies today when the U.S. Department of Transportation launches a virtual safety summit with the first of three webinars to discuss ways to reduce pedestrian fatalities on the nation’s roadways.
“This virtual summit will share important information on how everyone can work together to reduce pedestrian fatalities,” said U.S....

Federal Highway Administration Makes $60 Million Available for Advanced Transportation Technologies Grants

FHWA 12-20
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel.: (202) 366-0660
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today published a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for $60 million in Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment Program (ATCMTD) grants to fund new technologies that improve transportation efficiency and safety.
“These grants promote the use of advanced technologies to address critical...

U.S. Department of Transportation Makes $2.4 Million Available for Work Zone Data Exchange Grants in Preparation for Automated Vehicles

FHWA 11-20
Contact:  Nancy Singer  
Tel.: (202) 366-0660
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today published a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) in Grants.gov for $2.4 million in Work Zone Data Exchange (WZDx) grants to promote the development of shared data feeds on work zones across America’s states and localities. The information would also be available for in-vehicle applications allowing automated vehicles to...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $43.3 Million in Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Grants

FHWA10-20
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel.: (202) 366-0660
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grants valued at $43.3 million to ten states for projects using cutting-edge technologies that will improve mobility and safety for America’s travelers.
“This $43.3 million in federal funding will advance innovative technologies...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards More Than $6.8 Million to Hawaii’s Cellular V2X Technology Project

FHWA 10B-20
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel.: (202) 366-0660
WASHINGTON – The U.S Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $6.85 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the Hawaii Department of Transportation for its Implementing Cellular V2X Technology to Improve Safety and ITS Management project. The ATCMTD program this year awarded grants valued at $43.3 million to ten...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $2.6 Million for Tennessee’s Artificial Intelligence Tools for Integrated Corridors

FHWA10H-20
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel.: (202) 366-0660
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $2.6 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the Tennessee Department of Transportation for its Artificial Intelligence-Powered Decision Support Tools for Integrated Corridor Management project. The ATCMTD program this year awarded grants valued at $43.3...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards Nearly $3 Million to the Metro Washington Council of Governments’ Dynamic Travel Demand Management Project

FHWA 10C-20
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel.: (202) 366-0660
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $2.97 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (MWCOG) for deploying dynamic travel demand management technologies throughout the Nation’s capital region. The ATCMTD program this year awarded grants valued...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $2 Million to North Carolina’s Multimodal Connected Vehicle Pilot Project

FHWA10F-20
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel.: (202) 366-0660
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $2.1 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the North Carolina Department of Transportation for its Multimodal Connected Vehicle Pilot Project. The ATCMTD program this year awarded grants valued at $43.3 million to ten projects that use cutting-edge...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $3.4 Million for Washington’s Virtual Integrated Corridor Management Project

FHWA 10J-20
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel.: (202) 366-0660
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $3.4 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the Washington Department of Transportation for its Virtual Coordination Center (VCC) for Multimodal Integrated Corridor Management. The ATCMTD program this year awarded grants valued at $43.3 million to ten...