Rural Autonomous Vehicle Program
Due: Mar 13, 2024
The RAV program research shall focus on applications of automated vehicles technologies for rural communities that support transportation strategic goals and objectives documented in the U.S. DOT strategic plans and documents listed below. The RAV program research shall address, as applicable, the unique challenges rural and Tribal communities face related to mobility and economic development, including isolation, transportation cost burden, and traffic safety.  Applicants can refer to the U.S. DOT Research Hub (https://res...
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Additional Eligibility Information
RAV Program will be used for two awards to accredited non-profit institutions of higher education , or consortia thereof, as cooperative agreements on a competitive basis, to conduct research and to work with rural and Tribal communities to address the challenges of bringing the benefits of responsible integration of automated vehicles and associated technologies for air and surface mobility to rural and Tribal communities
Category of Funding Activity
Through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) seeks competitive cooperative agreement applications for the Rural Autonomous Vehicle (RAV) Program.
Estimated Total Program Funding
Grantor Contact Information
Other Grantor Informaiton
Randa Radwan Senior Advisor for Safety and Mobility Phone 202-366-7553