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Automated Driving System Demonstration Grants

On September 18, 2019, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced $60 million in Federal grant funding to the selected award recipients for the Automated Driving Systems (ADS) Demonstration Grant Notice of Funding Opportunity. (Press Release)

The 73 proposals are linked below.

Selected ADS Award Recipients

10 – Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station – "AVA: Automated Vehicles for All"

13 – University of Iowa – "ADS for Rural America"

22 – Virginia Tech Transportation Institute – "Safely Operating ADS in Challenging Dynamic Scenarios: An Optimized Automated Driving Corridor Demonstration"

23 – Virginia Tech Transportation Institute – "Trucking Fleet CONOPS for Managing Mixed Fleets"

35 – Ohio Department of Transportation – "D.A.T.A. in Ohio: Deploying Automated Technology Anywhere"

36 – Pennsylvania Department of Transportation – "Safe Integration of Automated Vehicles (AV) in Work Zones"

49 – City of Detroit, MI – "Michigan Mobility Collaborative - ADS Demonstration"

62 – Contra Costa Transportation Authority – "Contra Costa Transportation Authority's ADS Demonstration Program"

ADS Applicants (in the Order Received)

1 – Auburn University

2 – Clemson University

3 – Columbus State University

4 – Florida Polytechnic University

5 – Louisiana Tech University

6 – Rutgers University - Camden

7 – Rutgers University - New Brunswick

8 – University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY

9 – Texas A&M Transportation Institute

10 – Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station

11 – University of Connecticut

12 – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

13 – University of Iowa

14 – University of Maryland

15 – University of Memphis

16 – University of South Florida

17 – University of Texas at Austin

18 – University of Virginia

19 – University of Wisconsin

20 – Virginia Tech Transportation Insitute

21 ­­– Virginia Tech Transportation Institute

22 – Virginia Tech Transportation Institute

23 – Virginia Tech Transportation Institute

24 – Indian Nations Council of Governments

25 – Colorado Department of Transportation

26 – Delaware Department of Transportation

27 – District Department of Transportation

28 – Florida Department of Transportation

29 – Florida Department of Transportation

30 – Hawaii State Department of Transportation

31 – Maryland Department of Transportation, Maryland Transit Administration

32 – Minnesota Department of Transportation

33 – North Carolina Department of Transportation

34 – North Dakota Department of Transportation

35 – Ohio Department of Transportation (through DriveOhio)

36 – Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

37 – Utah Department of Transportation

38 – Tennessee Department of Transportation

39 – Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada

40 – Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County

41 – Tri-County Regional Planning Commission, IL

42 – Northeast Ohio Area Coordinating Agency

43 – Miami-Dade County Department of Transportation and Public Works

44 – County of St. Joseph, IN

45 – City of Austin, TX

46 – City of Boston, MA

47 – City of Chamblee, GA

48 – Chicago Department of Transportation

49 – City of Detroit, MI

50 – City of Fremont, CA

51 – City of Hillsboro, ND

52 – City of Huntsville, AL

53 – City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation

54 – City of Peoria, AZ

55 – City of Pittsburgh, PA

56 – City of Sacramento, CA

57 – San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency

58 – City of Shreveport

59 – Arizona Commerce Authority

60 – Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority

61 – Kansas City Area Transportation Authority, MO

62 – Contra Costa Transportation Authority, CA

63 – Jacksonville Transportation Authority

64 – Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

65 – Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority

66 – Access Services

67 – Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority

68 – Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority

69 – Regional Transportation District, CO

70 – San Joaquin Regional Transit District

71 – North Carolina Department of Transportation

72 – Tampa-Hillsborough Expressway Authority

73 – City of Adrian, MI

Questions on ADS Demonstration Grants should be submitted to ADSDemoGrants@dot.gov.

Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2019
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