DoT awards $65M to cities nationwide to advance transport tech

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 (UPI) — The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $65 million in grants to several cities nationwide, including Dallas, Los Angeles and Pittsburgh, to advance transportation technologies. “From automated vehicles to connected infrastructure to data analytics, technology is transforming how we move around our country, and some of the most exciting innovation is happening at the local level,” U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said in a statement. “These grants will enable cities and rural communities to harness new technologies to tackle hard problems like reducing congestion, connecting people to mass transit, and enhancing safety.”

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