27 Jul 2015
U.S. Representative Dan Lipinski introduced new legislation June 25, 2015 regarding improved freight mobility through transportation research and planning.
H.R. 2886, the Future Transportation Research and Innovation for Prosperity (TRIP) Act was introduced to direct the Secretary of Transportation to establish an Automated and Connected Vehicle Research Initiative, and for other purposes. Representative Lipinski states:
Rapidly advancing automation, connectivity and information technologies are creating incredible opportunities for transportation innovation. We need to develop innovative ways to improve safety, ease congestion, improve personal mobility and cut energy use…. I am working to ensure that we are developing these technologies effectively in the United States.
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