DOT Seeks Research Proposals to Solve Multimodal Transportation Challenges

Monday, April 21, 2008

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) announced the first of two Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) program solicitations for 2008, inviting small businesses to submit innovative research proposals that address high priority national transportation goals.  RITA has set a new strategic direction for the program this year, with a heightened emphasis on proposals that would provide cost-effective, multi-modal solutions to the nation’s most pressing transportation challenges in areas such as bridge condition monitoring technology and data collection, hazardous materials tracking and incident response, adaptive traffic signal control, and rail, motorcycle and pedestrian safety research.  The SBIR program is administered by RITA’s on behalf of DOT’s Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization.  Proposals are due by June 3, 2008. 

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