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State and Local Government Data Analysis Tools for Roadway Safety - Notice of Funding Opportunity

 

In November 2019, USDOT released a NOFO titled “State and Local Government Data Analysis Tools for Roadway Safety ,” which focused on building the capacity of State, local, and tribal governments to use innovative data tools and information to improve roadway safety. The NOFO made available over $3 million for up to 12 awards. Eligible applicants included State or local governments, metropolitan planning organizations (MPO) and regional governments, other political subdivisions of a...

FAQ - Safety Data Initiative Category A SDI Beta Safety Tools

 Real Time Crash Visualization

Can real-time transportation flow data from entities such as Waze and HERE be used with this tool?Yes, the platform is designed to accommodate additional data and adapt them to suite specific information needs. The platform has used real-time data such as HERE in the past.

2-STEP Model

Does the 2-Step tool use Gmap library?The current 2-STEP tool uses Google Maps as part of its functionality, but only...

SDI Waze Project Summary Documents

The U.S. DOT Safety Data Initiative (SDI) aims to leverage and integrate datasets, and use advanced analytical tools and compelling visualizations to provide new insights to identify and address surface transportation safety risks. Crowdsourced mobile applications from the private sector—such as Waze—offer real-time and historical data about roadway conditions, including user-reported crashes. Funded by the SDI, Volpe Center researchers are integrating these new data sources with other...

AV 3.0 Roll Out

Remarks as Prepared for Delivery ByU.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. ChaoAV 3.0 Roll OutDOT HeadquartersWashington, DCThursday, October 4, 2018Thank you, Derek [Kan] for that introduction.I am pleased to be here to announce the next step in the Department’s automated vehicle guidance.  Today the Department is releasing Preparing for the Future of Transportation: Automated Vehicles 3.0 (AV 3.0).  This document supports the safe, reliable, and cost-...

U.S. Department of Transportation Releases “Preparing for the Future of Transportation: Automated Vehicles 3.0”

The first joint, multi-modal guidance document for on-road surface transportation automationWASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) today released new Federal guidance for automated vehicles, advancing its commitment to supporting the safe integration of automation into the broad multimodal surface transportation system. ‘Preparing for the Future of Transportation: Automated Vehicles 3.0’ (AV 3.0) builds upon—but does not replace—voluntary guidance provided in ‘...