Tag: department of transportation

  • January 29th, 2024

In September 2022, the Department of Transportation (DOT) awarded $1.5 billion in discretionary grants to fund nationally and regionally significant freight and highway projects through the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) program. In fiscal year 2022, DOT combined some phases of the INFRA grant award process with those of two other discretionary grant programs. Specifically, […]

  • July 17th, 2023

This report provides a primer on location-based service (LBS) data and its uses in public transportation. It defines LBS data, describes the techniques for collecting and processing the data, and the key parties involved. The report highlights opportunities, limitations, and potential risks of using LBS data, based on the literature and interviews with transit agencies, […]

  • April 24th, 2023

State departments of transportation (DOTs) and infrastructure owner operators (IOOs) can play a notable part in facilitating efforts to advance automated vehicle (AV) technologies and maximizing their potential benefits. While the promises of AV technology represent a significant opportunity for IOOs, long-term success will depend on IOO investments toward the right strategies and initiatives. To […]