Jan. 11 | Competitive Funding Opportunity: Enhancing Mobility Innovation
Dept. of Transportation
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the opportunity to apply for $2 million in Fiscal Year 2021 Public Transportation Innovation Program funds to support mobility innovations research efforts. Funds will be awarded competitively for projects that advance emerging technologies, strategies and innovations in passenger-centric mobility. This notice solicits applications in two topical areas. Projects that develop novel operational concepts and/or demonstrate innovations that improve mobility and enhance the rider experience, with focus on innovative service delivery models, creative financing, novel partnerships, and integrated payment solutions, or other innovative solutions. And projects that develop software to facilitate the provision of demand-response public transportation service that dispatches public transportation fleet vehicles, through riders’ mobile devices or other advanced means.