Date: Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Time: 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm EST
Presenter: Speakers will include representatives from U.S. DOT, NIDILRR, and Carnegie Mellon University
The USDOT will host a free public webinar to review the recently completed State of the Practice and Innovation scan reports as well as the Assessment of Relevant Research document for the U.S. DOT’s Accessible Transportation Technologies Research Initiative (ATTRI). The Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Accessible Public Transportation (RERC-APT), funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR), will share the results of the State of Practice Scan, Innovation Scan, and Assessment of Relevant Research documents, using specific examples from accessible transportation or related fields of how the relevant methods, practices and technologies can meet the needs of transportation users of all abilities. The Assessment of Relevant Research includes recommendations regarding key opportunities on emerging technologies relative to accessible transportation. The U.S. DOT will also provide a brief update on the status of the overall ATTRI program and next steps. This webinar is being sponsored by the U.S. DOT Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office (ITS JPO) in cooperation with NIDILRR.