The main objective of this pilot is to increase pedestrian/cyclist safety through demonstration of advanced pedestrian warning system on transit buses.FTA seeks applications to demonstrate innovative technologies that support the achievement of this objective.
The Federal Transit Administrations
(FTA) research activities are authorized by 49 USC 5312, Research, Development, Demonstration, and Deployment Projects.
Safety is one of the U. S. DOTs five Strategic Goals.
Under this goal, FTA has set forth the objective to improve safety by reducing transit-related injuries and fatalities.