The following U.S. DOT programs offer funding opportunities pertaining to Artificial Intelligence.
U.S. DOT maintains several data resources that can be of use to the AI research community.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) is committed to safety and innovation and sees artificial intelligence (AI) as a promising capability to help achieve these aims. While AI has applicability across many sectors of our economy, U.S. DOT’s activities focus on the following ways in which it may be applied within transportation:
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.
On October 4, 2018, U.S. DOT published Preparing for the Future of Transportation: Automated Vehicles 3.0 (AV 3.0). The event was web casted live and a docket (Docket No. DOT-OST-2018-0149) has been opened so that stakeholders and the public can submit their comments on AV 3.0.
The pace of development and deployment of automated vehicle-related technology is expected to accelerate over the next decade. How might this new technology impact the transportation workforce?
Preparing for the Future of Transportation: Automated Vehicles 3.0 (AV 3.0)