“The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the opportunity to apply for $15 million in research funds through the new Integrated Mobility Innovation (IMI) Demonstration program. This program will support innovations in public transportation service models, payment systems, and automation applications to improve mobility for all Americans.”
“FTA is committed to advancing U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao’s strategic goal of innovation, which is key to improving safety and reliability in our transportation system,” said FTA Acting Administrator K. Jane Williams. “As public transportation continues to experience a period of rapid change, these grant funds are designed to help public transit providers throughout the country develop and deploy emerging technologies to better serve their customers.” Read the full press release here.
Source: Federal Transit Administration Announces $15 Million Funding Opportunity for Innovative Mobility Projects in Public Transportation – May 8, 2019. transit.dot.