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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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Anthony Foxx: DOT Asks Agencies to Participate in National Transit Map Project

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The Transportation Department has called on government agencies to participate in efforts to develop a national map of fixed transit routes through voluntary exchanges of fixed- and real-time general data that includes scheduling information. A letter from Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx says DOT plans to create the National Transit Map as part of an initiative …

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Utah.gov Launches Transit-Tracking App for Google Glass; David Fletcher Comments

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Utah’s state website has launched a transit-tracking application for Google Glass, the first state government wearable technology app intended to enable citizens using public transportation to track vehicle location and route. Utah.gov created OnTime for Glass as part of the Google Glass Explorer Program looking for contributions from developers and consumers, the website said …

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