FTA issued two Requests for Comment (RFC) notices in January 2018 that will help the agency develop funding opportunities for bus automation demonstration projects and inform the U.S. Department of Transportation's guidance on advancing automated vehicle technologies. The comment submittal period for both RFCs closed March 2, 2018.
- The first notice sought public comment on the current and near-future status of automated transit buses and related technologies. View comments.
- The second notice sought public comment on current or potential regulatory and policy barriers to the development, demonstration, deployment, and evaluation of automated transit buses and related technologies. View comments.