USDOT seeks input on effective and safe AI use in transportation


The Advanced Research Projects Agency – Infrastructure (ARPA-I) of the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) is inviting input from interested parties regarding the potential utilization of artificial intelligence (AI) within transportation. They are also seeking insights into the emerging challenges and opportunities associated with the development and implementation of AI technologies across all modes of transportation.

The objective of this Request for Information (RFI) is to gather feedback from a diverse range of stakeholders regarding AI opportunities, challenges, and associated matters in transportation, in accordance with Executive Order (EO) 14110 of October 30, 2023, titled “Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence.”

Interested parties are encouraged to submit written comments electronically to Docket Number DOT–OST–2024–0049 via the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Comments must be received by July 2, 2024. Submissions, excluding personal information, will be made available to the public on, as per DOT’s Privacy Act Statement.

For inquiries regarding this RFI, individuals may contact [email protected]. Additionally, Mr. Timothy A. Klein, Director of Technology Policy and Outreach at the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology, can be reached at 202-366-0075 or via email at [email protected].