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:
Announcement Event from Wednesday, May 09, 2018
SUBJECT: Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Pilot Program
By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows:
THE WHITE HOUSE
PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP IS MAKING AMERICAN AVIATION GREAT AGAIN
“Our Nation will move faster, fly higher, and soar proudly toward the next great chapter of American aviation.”
– President Donald J. Trump
WASHINGTON – President Donald J. Trump directed U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao today to launch an initiative to safely test and validate advanced operations for drones in partnership with state and local governments in select jurisdictions.
The Paris Air Show has attracted aviation enthusiasts from around the world since it began in 1909. This year, Secretary Chao and I were lucky enough to be among them.
As the eyes of the aviation world once again turned to Le Bourget, countless manufacturers were on hand to unveil their latest and greatest aircraft. It was fantastic to see so many American companies represented, with Boeing and Lockheed Martin making headlines for their most recent innovative jet designs.
But the Paris Air Show isn’t just about innovative technologies. It’s also a unique opportunity for international aviation leaders to come together and discuss the 21st Century challenges we face.