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U.S. DOT’s SBIR Program Celebrates Small Business Week 2021

U.S. DOT celebrates small businesses and their many contributions, including ways their innovative ideas can advance research through U.S. DOT’s Small Business Innovation Research program. Small businesses play an important role in making our transportation system safer and more efficient. Here’s...

Introducing Students to Careers in Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)

In 2014, FHWA sponsored an SBIR topic titled “STEM Education: Increasing Awareness about Intelligent Transportation Systems and Connected Vehicle Technologies for High School Students.” The topic aimed to create innovative, hands-on, problem-based learning opportunities that would give students the...

A Safer Way to Access Freight Locomotives

With support from the U.S. DOT SBIR program and the Federal Railroad Administration, GS Engineering developed and tested a system that makes accessing freight locomotives easier and safer for railroad engineers and workers.

U.S. DOT’s SBIR 17.1 Solicitation Is Now Open

Small businesses are invited to submit research proposals for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Small Business Innovation Research program fiscal year 2017 solicitation. The solicitation will be open through December 21, 2016.