DOT to award $42M to New York, Wyoming and Tampa to pilot connected vehicle technologies

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The US Department of Transportation (DOT) will award up to $42 million to New York City, Wyoming, and Tampa, FL will receive up to $42 million to pilot next-generation technology in infrastructure and in vehicles to share and communicate anonymous information with each other and their surroundings in real time, reducing congestion and greenhouse gas emissions, and cutting the unimpaired vehicle crash rate by 80%. —Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.

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Audi to demonstrate automated driving technology in Florida

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Audi will be the first to test its automated driving technology on the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway in Tampa, Florida—which recently was designated as an automated driving and connected car test bed—using an Audi A7 equipped to handle piloted driving functions on freeway conditions up to 40 mph (64 km/h). Governor Scott has cited this kind of R&D work as a catalyst for attracting leading engineers, scientists, and students to Florida as they define the future of transportation.

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President Obama Outlines Vision and Plan for US High-Speed Passenger Rail System; $13B to Start

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President Barack Obama, along with Vice President Joe Biden and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, released a strategic vision and plan for a high-speed passenger rail (HSR) system in the US. Additional funding for long-term planning and development is expected from legislation authorizing federal surface transportation programs. Energy efficiency of passenger transportation modes. Florida Corridor (Orlando, Tampa, Miami). The envisioned high-speed rail corridors.

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DOE ARPA-E awards $156M to projects to 60 projects to accelerate innovation in clean energy technologies

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