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connected vehicles

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How Connected Vehicles Work

In 2018, more than 37,000 people were killed needlessly in traffic crashes. In addition to the devastating human toll and suffering from motor vehicle crashes, the American taxpayer supports more than $140 billion per year in costs for emergency response, fatalities, injuries, and property...

Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) Communications

Over the past several years, the U.S. DOT and its operating administrations have engaged in numerous activities related to connected vehicles, which generally encompass vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V), vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I), and vehicle-to-pedestrian (V2P) communications, collectively known...

Smart City Highlights

On this page, we've compiled a handful of the milestones achieved during the Challenge, with newer items appearing at the top of the page. You can read a full range of Challenge-related blog posts and media releases in our Briefing Room.

DOT Announces...

Smart City Challenge

* JUST ADDED * The List of Cities Applying to the Smart City Challenge! 

Our Beyond Traffic study indicates that many communities --particularly mid-sized cities-- will experience rapid population increases and rapidly growing demands on their transportation infrastructure...