Athens, Vinton counties are potential sites for driverless vehicle testing

Drive Ohio

DriveOhio has submitted a grant application seeking $10 million for a project to gather data on the efficacy of driverless vehicles in rural areas, and there are proposed roles for Ohio University, the city of Athens and roadways in both Athens and Vinton counties.

The application was submitted last month to the U.S. Department of Transportation. DriveOhio is tasked by the Ohio Department of Transportation to advance smart mobility issues. The proposed project would be called D.A.T.A. in Ohio, with the acronym standing for Deploying Automated Technology Anywhere.

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Story excerpt provided by The Athens Messenger.

Written by Steve Robb.

Originally published April 16, 2019.

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