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U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $40 Million in Grants to Improve Safety at Highway-Railway Crossings in Five States

FHWA 01-21
Contact: Neil Gaffney
Tel: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation today provided $40 million in grants to States seeking to improve safety where highways and rail lines cross. The grants, awarded by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) in coordination with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA), will help commuter rail authorities in California, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania and...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $49.6 Million in Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment Grants

FHWA 31-20
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grants valued at $49.6 million to 10 projects using advanced intelligent transportation systems (ITS) technologies that will improve mobility and safety and support vehicle connectivity.

“This $49.6 million in grant funding will...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $9.29 Million to the San Diego Association of Governments for Advancing Connectivity Project

FHWA 31G-20
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $9.29 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the San Diego Association of Governments for the Advancing Connectivity and the Economy Through Technology in the San Diego Region initiative. The ATCMTD program this year awarded grants valued at $49.6...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $4 Million to Dallas for S.M. Wright Smart Corridor

FHWA 31A-20
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $4 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the City of Dallas for the S.M. Wright Smart Corridor project. The ATCMTD program this year awarded grants valued at $49.6 million to 10 projects that use cutting-edge technologies to improve mobility and safety...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $9.95 Million to the University of Michigan for Smart Intersections

FHWA 31H-20
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $9.95 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the University of Michigan for the Smart Intersections: Paving the Way for a National CAV Deployment Project. The ATCMTD program this year awarded grants valued at $49.6 million to 10 projects that use cutting...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $3.2 Million to Georgia for Emergency Vehicle CV Technologies

FHWA 31B-20
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $3.2 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the Georgia Department of Transportation for the Emergency Vehicle Preemption Using Connected Vehicle Technology project. The ATCMTD program this year awarded grants valued at $49.6 million to 10 projects that...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $2.1 Million to the Virginia Port Authority of Autonomous Truck Ready Project

FHWA 31I-20
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $2.1 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the Virginia Port Authority for the Autonomous Truck Ready project. The ATCMTD program this year awarded grants valued at $49.6 million to 10 projects that use cutting-edge technologies to improve mobility and...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $3.47 Million to Maine for Advanced Signal Control and Connected Vehicle System

FHWA 31C-20
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $3.47 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the Maine Department of Transportation for the Maine Advanced Signal Control and Connected Vehicle System for Safe, Efficient and Equitable Rural Transportation (MAST) Project. The ATCMTD program this year...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $5.45 to the Utah Department of Transportation for Utah Broadly Connect

FHWA 31J-20
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $5.45 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the Utah Department of Transportation for the Utah Broadly project. The ATCMTD program this year awarded grants valued at $49.6 million to 10 projects that use cutting-edge technologies to improve mobility and...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $1.5 Million to Metro Nashville Davidson County Public Works for Transit Technology

FHWA 31D-20
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $1.5 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to Tennessee’s Metro Nashville and Davidson County Public Works Department for the Charlotte Avenue/Dr. Martin L King, Jr. Blvd Transit Headways and Congestion Management project. The ATCMTD program this year...