U.S. Department of Transportation Releases Synopsis of Connected Vehicles Pilot Deployment Program

In accordance with FAR Part 5.203 and in response to the mandatory requirement for a pre-solicitation notification, the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is pleased to announce the issue of the synopsis notice of Phase 1: Concept Development on December 19, 2014.

The solicitation number for this acquisition is DTFH6115R00003

Connected vehicle research is being sponsored by the USDOT and others to leverage the potentially transformative capabilities of wireless technology to make surface transportation safer, smarter, and greener. These efforts have resulted in a considerable body of research that is now in hand to support pilot deployments. Building on the collective body of connected vehicle research, the Connected Vehicle Pilot Deployment Program seeks operational deployments of connected vehicle applications that synergistically capture and utilize new forms of connected vehicle and mobile device data to improve multimodal surface transportation system performance and enable enhanced performance-based systems management. The overall objective of Phase 1 is to set the stage for a connected vehicle pilot deployment that has an observable measureable near-term impact, deployed on-time, and within budget.

As indicated in the synopsis, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) intends to award multiple Firm Fixed Price (FFP) Contracts. The anticipated period of performance shall not exceed 12 months. The solicitation will be issued on or before January 30, 2015. To access a full version of synopsis notice, please go to https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=9ddd7050054d7d66d4cb486bea180f6d&tab=core&_cview=0.

For more information on the synopsis, please contact Joseph Fusari by phone at 202-366-4244 or via email at Joseph.Fusari@dot.gov.

For more information on the Connected Vehicle Pilot Deployment Program, please visit the program’s website at: http://www.its.dot.gov/pilots