Tag Archives: FTA

Federal Transit Administration to Fund R&D for Operational Efficiency Amid COVID-19

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The Federal Transit Administration has announced a new $10 million funding opportunity for research and development on how to improve transit operational efficiency amid the COVID-19 pandemic. State and local government entities, tribes and recipients of urbanized and rural area formula funds may apply for the funding opportunity through Nov. 2.

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Robotic Research Wins Grant to Support DoT FTA AIM Project; Alberto Lacaze Quoted

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Robotic Research has been awarded a share of the $14 million Department of Transportation (DoT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Accelerating Innovative Mobility (AIM) grant to develop an advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) that will support Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant precision docking, the company reported on Tuesday. Robotic Research will create the system for Kansas City Area Transportation Authority’s (KCATA) Prospect MAX Bus Rapid Transit line.

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GAO: US Opened $837B in WTO Trade Pact-Covered Govt Procurement Contracts to Foreign Competition in 2010

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The Government Accountability Office has found that the U.S. opened $837 billion in contracts to foreign competition during 2010 under the World Trade Organization’s Agreement on Government Procurement compared with $381 billion in combined GPA-covered contracts that the next five largest trading partners reported in the same year. GAO said in a report …

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