Advanced Materials Transit Vehicle Design Project

Funding is provided to Western Washington University for the research project titled "Advanced Materials Transit Vehicle Design Project". To meet the demand for efficient public transportation in the future a radical departure from conventional transit vehicle design is needed. The objective of this project is the design, engineering, and study of the feasibility of manufacturing a prototype of small city transit vehicles.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Program Information: Transportation, Planning, Research and Development


  • English


  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $730500.00
  • Contract Numbers:


  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Department of Transportation

    Office of the Secretary
    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Breithaupt, Deidre

  • Performing Organizations:

    Western Washington University

    516 High Street,
    Bellingham, WA  United States  98225-9038
  • Principal Investigators:

    Fleishman, Steven

  • Start Date: 20100910
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20130909
  • Source Data: RiP Project 31061

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01535088
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Contract Numbers: DOTS59-10-G-00108
  • Files: RIP
  • Created Date: Aug 26 2014 1:00AM