The Transportation Department wants to research technologies that support automation, decision making tools and human-machine interfaces, according to a May 15 request for information.
DOT“™s John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center wants organizations to help develop human-vehicle systems, manned and unmanned vehicles and workstations.
Respondents can submit ideas for testing resilience of air and ground transportation systems to cyber threats on both operations and command, control and communications systems, DOT said.
The Volpe Center will make its simulators available for human subject experiments, addressing transportation safety and planning for both fixed base and mobile platforms.
Interested parties should demonstrate capability of using neuroscience and cognitive analysis to understand and interpret behavior of transportation operators, the department said in the RFI.
DOT will accept responses until Monday at 12 p.m. Eastern time.