U.S. Department of Transportation Issues Request for Information Regarding Nomadic Data Collection Devices

July 17, 2012 at 12:54 pm

Responses Due COB July 24, 2012

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced a Request for Information (RFI) for documents related to nomadic devices for real time data collection.  The announcement is not a solicitation for proposals or proposal abstracts.  The purpose of the notice is to obtain information, for planning purposes, regarding:

(1) the availability of nomadic data collection devices for real time travel data with what are perceived to be unique capabilities for operating in a highly mobile environment; and

(2) to determine whether the needed capabilities exist or where there are gaps that need to be filled, through the development and certification of new data acquisition devices and/or systems.

Information gathered through public comment will inform decisions on whether and how to acquire devices as part of the connected vehicle mobility research program’s testing agenda.  The notice provides a high-level description of the envisioned capabilities of the devices.  Respondents are invited to comment on any of the items described herein; in particular, respondents are encouraged to address the specific questions featured at the end of this RFI.

Interested parties can visit www.fbo.gov

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