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Accessible Transportation Technologies Research Initiative (ATTRI)—Advancing Mobility Solutions for All

  • Mohammed YousufEmail author
  • Jeffrey Spencer
  • Robert Sheehan
  • Louis Armendariz
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Mobility book series (LNMOB)

Abstract

The Accessible Transportation Technologies Research Initiative (ATTRI) leverages emerging innovations to identify, develop, and deploy new transformative technologies, applications, or systems, along with supporting policies and institutional guidance, to address mobility challenges of all travelers, in particular, travelers with disabilities. ATTRI research focuses on the needs of three stakeholder groups: people with disabilities, veterans with disabilities, and older adults. ATTRI will also develop technological solutions to lower or remove barriers to transportation according to four functional disabilities within these stakeholder groups: visual, hearing, cognitive, and mobility. The technologies potentially leveraged by ATTRI provide almost ubiquitous access to a wealth of real-time situational data sources, including data specific to transportation, municipalities, points of interest, accessibility, and crowd-sourced information.

Keywords

ATTRI Accessible transportation Emerging technology Accessibility data Vehicle automation Intelligent transportation systems (ITS) Connected vehicles (CV) Vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communication 

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Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohammed Yousuf
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jeffrey Spencer
    • 2
  • Robert Sheehan
    • 3
  • Louis Armendariz
    • 4
  1. 1.Turner-Fairbank Highway Research CenterFederal Highway AdministrationMcLeanUSA
  2. 2.U.S. Department of TransportationFederal Transit AdministrationWashingtonUSA
  3. 3.U.S. Department of TransportationITS Joint Program OfficeWashingtonUSA
  4. 4.Booz Allen HamiltonDranesvilleUSA

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