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New: Secretary Foxx Announces Additional Advanced Transportation Technology Grants at White House Frontiers Conference

On October 13, 2016, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced that local communities across the country will receive nearly $65 million in grants to support advanced technology transportation projects.  Cities receiving funding to pursue smart city technology deployments include Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Portland and Denver.

Columbus wins the Smart City Challenge!

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Columbus as Winner of Unprecedented $40 Million Smart City Challenge

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About The Challenge

The USDOT has pledged up to $40 million (funding subject to future appropriations) to one city to help it define what it means to be a “Smart City “and become the country’s first city to fully integrate innovative technologies – self-driving cars, connected vehicles, and smart sensors – into their transportation network.

Map of seven Smart City Challenge Finalists

Updated: Thursday, October 13, 2016
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