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This page will be updated with resources for innovators and stakeholders as they are developed by the Council. 

NETT Council Annual Report (December 2023)

This annual report provides an overview of the activities of the Nontraditional and Emerging Transportation Technologies (NETT) Council during its first calendar year of reestablishment, fulfilling the requirement outlined in 49 U.S.C. § 313(h).

NETT Council Guidelines for Technology Identification, Prioritization, and Management

This document fulfills the requirements outlined in 49 U.S.C. § 313(d) to establish the process by which the USDOT Nontraditional and Emerging Transportation Technology (NETT) Council, and the Department’s Operating Administrations and Secretarial Offices represented on it, identify, prioritize, and manage nontraditional and emerging transportation technologies. It also informs stakeholders on how to engage with USDOT through the NETT Council and sets expectations for the follow-up and action that may result.

Hyperloop Standards Desk Review (Jan 2021)

The Hyperloop Standards Desk Review serves as a starting point for policymakers, the industry, and the general public to understand better the areas where relevant hyperloop standards currently exist, areas where existing regulations or technical standards could be adapted or modified to address hyperloop-specific considerations, and areas where new voluntary technical standards or regulations may be needed. The Desk Review provides a summary of standards and regulations that have been identified through efforts by industry, researchers, governments, and standards developing organizations, and will be made available for public comment. 

Pathways to the Future of Transportation (July 2020)

Pathways to the Future of Transportation is intended to help readers understand the purposes of the Council and its methods of operation; the principles informing the

Department policies in transformative technologies; the overarching regulatory framework for non-traditional and emerging transportation technologies; how the NETT Council will engage with innovators and entrepreneurs to enhance the Nation’s transportation system; and the next steps of the NETT Council.