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