Snapshot of HAV Program
- USDOT is directed to solicit applications within 180 days of enactment of the FY18 spending bill and to make funding awards within one year.
- State, local, and tribal governments, transit agencies and authorities, metropolitan planning organizations, multijurisdictional group, and automated vehicle proving grounds are eligible. Academic institutions and research institutions are also eligible. Private companies are not eligible.
- Eligible activities include autonomous vehicles and other collision avoidance technologies, including systems using cellular technology; advanced safety systems, including vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communications; advanced mobility and access technologies, such as dynamic ridesharing and information systems to support human services for elderly and disabled individuals; dynamic road network mapping; roadway marking and signage; community education and outreach; and transportation data collection and analysis.
- $10 million to a single grantee, no more than $15 million to grantees within a single state, and not less than $20 million to entities designated as automated vehicle proving grounds.
- USDOT is directed to select projects that serve a variety of communities, including urban, suburban, and rural environments, and that serve a variety of transportation markets including freight, personal mobility, and mass transit.