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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until April, 2020.

  1. Using Alternative Energy to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Production in the Transportation Sector

    SBC: ADVANCED ENGINES DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION            Topic: 142OS1

    U.S. DOT’s Zero Emissions Transportation Initiative is looking to push the transportation sector greenhouse gas production to zero by 2050. This solicitation/topic addresses alternative energy sources for the light vehicle, motorcycle, and bicycle sector. With the continuing significant development in commercialization and availability of biofuels, the possibility exists to meet this goal, with ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Transportation
  2. Using Alternative Energy to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Production in the Transportation Sector

    SBC: INNOVATIVE DYNAMICS INC            Topic: 142OS1

    IDI is proposing an electrically assisted e-bike system, designed to increase the usage of bicycles for daily commute, specifically targeting areas and demographics with below average bicycle usage, and adverse weather conditions. This design is intended for usage alongside traditional bikes in bike share programs across the country. The primary benefit is attract those otherwise unwilling or unab ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Transportation
  3. Parking-Cruising Caused Congestion & Targeting Public Mitigation Investments

    SBC: NELSON/NYGAARD CONSULTING ASSOCIATES, INC.            Topic: 142FH2

    Cruising for parking is a problem that cities have long struggled to address. Recent efforts by the FHWA in San Francisco, Minneapolis, Los Angeles, and other cities have advanced the state of knowledge but large gaps remain. This project seeks to address these important gaps by using GPS traces, GPS-augmented travel surveys, and GPS traces with driver video to quantify the extent of cruising, and ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Transportation
  4. Technology to Improve upon APC Data Counting that will Provide Better Correlation to Service Plan

    SBC: TRAFFAX INC.            Topic: 142FT1

    To provide quality services and reduce operating costs, it is important for transit agencies to know the transit passenger origin and destination (OD) demand. Such demand often changes over time and season and is critical for optimizing transit schedules and improving transit network design. It is also useful for adjusting transit service plans in response to emergency situations such as the Marat ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Transportation
  5. An On-Board Eco-Approach and Departure System for Transit Vehicles

    SBC: Sabra & Associates, Inc.            Topic: 151FT1

    This research is designed to develop a methodology that will review the real-time location and route of a transit vehicle, correlate them with real-time and predicted signal phasing and timing (SPAT) information from traffic signals and communicate via existing mediums eco-approach and departure information to transit vehicles through onboard Mobile Data Terminals (MDTs) or an in-vehicle Human-Mac ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Transportation
  6. Driver Fatigue and Distraction Monitoring and Warning System

    SBC: SICORE TECHNOLOGIES INC.            Topic: 142FM1

    Fatigue and distraction are among the major risk factors associated with Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) crashes. For this effort, Intelligent Automation, Inc. (IAI) proposes to develop an innovative, low-cost, practical and non-contact concept called Multi-Modal Driver Distraction and Fatigue Detection/Warning System (MDF). MDF consists of four major modules: (1) Vision Module for measuring dri ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Transportation
  7. Technology to Improve upon APC Data Counting that will Provide Better Correlation to Service Plan

    SBC: SICORE TECHNOLOGIES INC.            Topic: 142FT1

    Automatic Passenger Counting (APC) and rider Origin-Destination (OD) flow tracking are extremely important to understand the transit system utilization and rider travel patterns to minimize transit costs and efficiently run the transit system. While the market is not short of stand-alone COTS APC sensors, there are still non-trivial challenges and issues existing both for accurate passenger counti ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Transportation
  8. Low Ground Clearance Vehicle Detection and Warning System

    SBC: Advanced Technology And Research Corporation            Topic: 131FR1

    Highway-rail crossing, at which there is an unusually abrupt change in the level of the road's surface as it crosses the tracks, pose a risk of low ground clearance vehicles becoming stuck on the tracks. Advanced Technology and Research Corporation (ATR) proposes to develop an active detection and advance warning system. The system has three major functional componenets: measurement, decision, ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Transportation
  9. Low Ground Clearance Vehicle Detection and Warning System

    SBC: Intelligent Automation, Inc.            Topic: 131FR1

    The problem of low ground clearance vehicles being stuck at tracks of highway-rail grade crossings (HRGC) poses a severe safety risk. Vehicles with long wheelbases and low ground clearance are more likely to be stuck on high-profile HRGCs. Currently there is no commercially available automated system that detects and computes the necessary critical dimensions of low ground clearance vehicles (LGCV ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Transportation
  10. Low Cost Bridge Structural Monitoring Technology / Turning Structural Monitoring Data into Decision Making Information

    SBC: Intelligent Automation, Inc.            Topic: 081FH6

    This is a supplemental Phase II proposal submitted to DOT for additional funding and performance period extension of the on-going DOT Phase II project (contract # DTRT57-10-C-10027). The overall objective of the Supplemental Phase II effort is to complete the development of the sensor system capable of continuously monitoring the integrity of bridge structures, conduct field operation validation ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of Transportation

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