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AI Pedestrian Traffic Safety System

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the number of traffic fatalities in the United States was 36,096 in 2019, which is more than 11.17 deaths per 100,000 population. In 2019, more than...

METRANS Partners with City of Long Beach to Launch ITS Test Bed

The National Metropolitan Transportation Center (METRANS) Tier 1 University Transportation Center is bringing next generation micro-sensor technology toward real-world implementation through an innovative partnership with the City of Long Beach Public Works Department and...

UTC Webinars: Register Now!

DOT fuels the innovative work of our top transportation researchers through University Transportation Center (UTCs) grants. Reserve your place at transportation's cutting edge. Click on the Event title to exit our site and register with the UTC host.

2019 UTC Annual Report to Congress

The University Transportation Centers (UTC) Program is a federal grant program that funds university-based transportation centers to conduct research, education and workforce development, and technology transfer activities. Grants are administered and managed by the United States...

2020 Tier 1 Terms and Requirements

TERMS AND REQUIREMENTS FOR 2020 TIER 1 UNIVERSITY TRANSPORTATION CENTERS

For Grant Numbers: 69A3552047138 – 69A3552047141 July 2020 Version 1

2020 Tier 1 UTC NOFO

FY2020 NOTICE OF FUNDING OPPORTUNITY TO ESTABLISH NEW TIER 1 UTCs

Opening Date: April 2, 2020 Letter of Intent Requested: May 4, 2020 Required Application Due: June 1, 2020 Grants.gov Opportunity No. UTCTIER1COMP2O2O Catalog of Notice Domestic Assistance Number 20.701 Office of the...

University Transportation Centers

DOT invests in the future of transportation through its University Transportation Centers (UTC) Program, which awards and administers grants to consortia of colleges and universities across the United States. The UTC Program advances the state-of-the-art in transportation research and technology, and develops the next generation of transportation professionals. The Congressionally-mandated program has been in place since 1987 to help address our Nation’s ever-growing need for the safe, efficient, and environmentally sound movement of people and goods.

Current Competitions

2020 COMPETITION

July 31, 2020: Announcement of Grant Recipients

67 UTC Tier 1 Grant Competition Applications Received:The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) received a total of 67 applications in response to the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) that closed on Friday, May...