FHWA makes BAA awards for Phase 1 Truck Platooning Early Deployment Assessment

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has made awards under the Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for a Phase 1 Truck Platooning Early Deployment Assessment. This project is being conducted to understand how truck platoons will operate in a realistic, operational environment.

Phase 1 awards are:

Team Lead: Battelle
Key Team Members/Partners: Center for Automotive Research, Pennsylvania State University, SAE International, Saia LTL Freight, Volvo Group, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute
Proposed Platooning Location: Indiana; Ohio; Pennsylvania
Contract Amount: $499,878

Team Lead: California PATH
Key Team Members/Partners: Caltrans, California Highway Patrol, Cambridge Systematics, I-10 Corridor Coalition, Volvo Group, Westat
Proposed Platooning Location: California; Arizona
Contract Amount: $499,290

Team Lead: CDM Smith
Key Team Members/Partners: Anheuser-Busch, BGM Consulting, Columbus Region Logistics Council, Ohio Department of Transportation/Drive Ohio, Ohio State University, Ohio Turnpike Commission, Robert Bosch, Sutra Research and Analytics
Proposed Platooning Location: Indiana; Ohio
Contract Amount: $497,379