U.S. Department of Transportation to Host Free Public Webinar on Connected Vehicle Applications being developed by Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) Connected Pilot

Date/Time: Friday, January 19, 2018; 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET
Registration Link: https://goo.gl/forms/VcDaOojQs4sd1hKL2

The U.S. Department of Transportation USDOT) will host a webinar about two new connected vehicle applications being developed as part of the Tampa (THEA) connected vehicle pilot. Representative from THEA will: share their experiences of designing the Wrong Way Entry (WWE) and Pedestrian in Crosswalk (PED-X) applications. The webinar will also identify technical and other barriers THEA is facing and how they are being overcome; and discuss how these apps will eventually be tested and their performance measured.

Sponsored by the USDOT Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office (ITS JPO), the Connected Vehicle Pilot Deployment Program is a national effort to deploy, test, and operationalize cutting-edge mobile and roadside technologies and enable multiple connected vehicle applications. These innovative technologies and applications have the potential for immediate beneficial impacts – to save lives, improve personal mobility, enhance economic productivity, reduce environmental impacts, and transform public agency operations. The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) awarded three cooperative agreements collectively worth more than $45 million to initiate a Design/Build/Test/Deploy Connected Vehicle (CV) Pilot Deployment Program to three agencies: Wyoming DOT, New York City (NYC) DOT, and Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA). From September 2015 to September 2016, each site prepared a comprehensive deployment concept to ensure a rapid and efficient connected vehicle capability roll-out. Now the three sites are toward the end of the 20-month phase to design, build, and test these deployments of integrated wireless in-vehicle, mobile device, and roadside technologies.

To hear from site leaders who are breaking new ground in connected vehicle deployment, please register for this webinar by visiting the following registration link: https://goo.gl/forms/VcDaOojQs4sd1hKL2.

For more information on the Connected Vehicle Pilot Deployment Program, visit the CV Pilots web site: https://www.its.dot.gov/pilots/

For more information on the ITS JPO and current sponsored programs, please visit: http://www.its.dot.gov.