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Department of Transportation SBIR FY2015

The United States Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) is inviting small businesses to participate in the department’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program.

Innovative research proposals are sought that address high priority requirements of the U.S. DOT.  Highlighted topics of interest include:

  • Technical School Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Curricula
  • Roadway Hazard Alert System for Motorcycles
  • System Impacts of Automated Vehicles
  • Wireless Compatible Digital Train Line (WiDTL) for Passenger Type Vehicles in a Train Consist
  • Active Personal Safety System for Train Yard and Road Crewworkers
  • Next Generation Freight Truck for Autorack Cars
  • Smart Phone Application for Onboard Railroad Passenger Information System
  • Browser Based Application for Locomotive Inspection Data Collection
  • Locomotive Flashing Light for Trespassers and Pedestrians Warning
  • Long Range ROW Detection and Warning System
  • Passive Rail Temperature Control Technology
  • Portable Rail Suspension Displacement Monitoring System
  • Innovative Transit Technology Devices, Applications, or Solutions Focused on Safety, Mobility, or Energy and Sustainability

This effort is initially limited to Phase I awards, which provide for the conduct of feasibility-related experimental or theoretical research efforts on topics described herein. The dollar value of the proposals may be up to $150,000 with a period of performance is six months.

Further details are available via Solicitation Number: DTRT5715RSBIR1. The response deadline is March 9, 2015.

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