DOT awarding $50M to 34 transportation technology demonstration projects

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) is awarding more than $50 million in grant awards for 34 technology demonstration projects across the country through the Strengthening Mobility and Revolutionizing Transportation (SMART) Grants Program.

The competitive grant program, established by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, provides $500 million over five years for State, local, and Tribal governments to leverage advances in technology to create safer, more efficient, and more innovative transportation systems.

This is the second year of SMART grant awards, for which the Department received 321 eligible grant applications.

Selected projects focus on how various technologies make transportation safer, cleaner, more equitable, and more affordable across the country in both rural and urban settings.

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