Testing UVC Lighting Technology to Improve Rural Transit Systems

The project will install 68 ultraviolet-C (UVC) lighting units in public transit vehicles and personal vehicles operated by volunteer drivers. VTrans will test the efficacy of this technology as a measure to combat the spread of viruses, increase safety of drivers and passengers, and build confidence in the safety of public transportation

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • USDOT Research Hub DisplayID 157376


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  • Status: Active
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Transit Administration

  • Managing Organizations:

    Federal Transit Adminstration

    Office of Research, Demonstration, and Innovation
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Rodriguez, Edwin

  • Start Date: 20210625
  • Expected Completion Date: 20220630
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • USDOT Program: COVID-19 Research and Demonstration Program

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01864815
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Files: RIP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Nov 21 2022 4:26PM