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DOT to Give $42mil of Next Gen Tech to Three Cities

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) recently announced the three states that it selected from a competition for its new Connected Vehicle Pilot Deployment Program. U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx stated New York City, Tampa, Fl and Wyoming will each received part of a cool $42 million to pilot next-generation technology for vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communications. The program is a communication system for vehicles and infrastructure, sharing anonymous info between the two in real time. This will allow for a reduction in traffic congestion and greenhouse gas emissions, as well as an 80% reduction in the unimpaired...

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