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TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGY TOURNAMENT

A student competition to solve real-world transportation problems utilizing ITS and TSMO solutions.

Department of Transportation

Type of Challenge: Ideas
Partner Agencies | Non-federal: National Operations Center of Excellence (NOCoE)
Submission Start: 12/01/2017 12:00 AM ET
Submission End: 02/15/2018 12:00 AM ET

This challenge is externally hosted.

You can view the challenge details here: https://transportationops.org/transportation-technology-tournament

Description

The National Operations Center of Excellence (NOCoE) and the U.S. DOT ITS JPO PCB program announce a competition for students to work directly with state and local DOTs to solve real-world transportation problems utilizing ITS and TSMO solutions. Student teams will assemble and work with a local or state agency to define a problem or challenge in their region, or choose to address one of the sample problems outlined below. After submitting an initial contest application identify the team and the problem or challenge, students will work with academic advisors to learn about potential ITS and TSMO solutions via online training programs outlined below. Teams will then utilize their experience, education, and new coursework to develop a solution or suite of solutions to directly address the originally defined problem. Students will submit their solutions via a proposal. Finalist teams will develop a presentation and then will be flown to the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) 2018 Annual Meeting in Minneapolis to give a live presentation in front of a panel of judges made up of leaders in the ITS and TSMO community.

Prizes

Attendance at the Institute of Transportation Engineers Annual meeting in Minneapolis, August 2018.
Finalists teams will be awarded a trip to the Institute of Transportation Engineers Annual meeting in Minneapolis, August 2018. Travel funds and lodging will be covered. At the ITE Annual Meeting, teams will present their solutions to a panel of judges and the winning team will then be recognized.

Rules

Please see competition website.