USDOT Announces ATCMTD Grants
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) officials announced project winners for the ‘Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment’ (ATCMTD) grants valued at $53.6 million. The 10 winning projects were awarded fund advance technologies that will improve mobility and safety for drivers and enhance the performance of the nation’s highway system.
The FHWA received 68 applications from 52 states and localities requesting more than $362 million.
|FY 2017 Selections|
|State||Project Name||Funding||Recipient/Project Description|
|Loop 101 Mobility Project||$6,000,000||Arizona DOT. The funding will be used to improve safety and existing arterial capacity in the Loop 101 corridor by deploying technology and systems to support ICM, public transportation, SMARTDriveSM and other connected traffic management and other real-time information technologies.|
|CA||Global Opportunities at the Port of Oakland Freight Intelligent Transportation System||$9,720,000||Alameda County Transportation Commission. The GoPort Freight ITS project will deploy the nation’s first integration of Freight Community System and advanced ITS technology that will include a new port-specific TMC, traffic sensors, advanced traveler information, traffic messaging, trucking information for mobile apps, rail grade warning and terminal queue information.|
|FL||Connecting the East Orlando Communities||$11,946,279||Florida DOT. The FDOT, MetroPlan Orlando and the University of Central Florida (UCF) will utilize the grant to advance numerous ITS technologies as part of PedSafe, GreenWay, SmartCommunity and SunStore.|
|ID||SMART Arterial Management||$2,250,000||Ada County Highway District. The funding will be used to replace traffic signal controllers and detection systems at 82 intersections to implement new traffic signal performance measures.|
|MI||Improving Safety and Connectivity in Four Detroit Neighborhoods||$2,182,500||City of Detroit. The funds will be used to increase mobility for residents in four target neighborhoods with high-traffic corridors.|
|OH||Connecting Cleveland Project||$5,850,000||Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority. The CCP will improve communications infrastructure, enhance rider and passenger safety and reduce rider travel time. It will also enhance the overall efficiency of the transportation system while contributing to community revitalization.|
|SC||Greenville Automated (A-Taxi) Shuttles||$4,000,000||County of Greenville. The deployment of an integrated system of Automated Taxi-Shuttles (A-Taxis) on public roads will be the first in the nation–improving access to transportation for disadvantaged and mobility impaired residents.|
|TX||The Texas Connected Freight Corridors Project||$6,090,221||Texas DOT. The Texas Connected Freight Corridors project will deploy connected vehicle technologies in over 1,000 trucks and agency fleet vehicles that will be able to transmit data and receive warnings from 12 CV applications.|
|VA||Truck Reservation System and Automated Work Flow Data Model||$1,550,000||Virginia Port Authority. The project involves the design, implementation and deployment of a second-generation truck reservation system that builds on the successes of the Port of NY/NJ reservation system for access to container terminals.|
|WA||Multimodal Integrated Corridor Mobility for All||$4,091,000||City of Seattle DOT. The MICMA project will leverage and enhance Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) and Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) platforms to create a multimodal operations environment that responds to all users.|