One Million Dollars awarded for Gainesville Bicycle-Pedestrian Safety project

The state department of transportation will oversee the project and partner with Gainesville and the University of Florida.

The grant will be used to test technologies that will show current traffic information to bicyclists and pedestrians.

The grant will allow the partners to test technologies, showing real-time traffic information to pedestrians, bicyclists and transit vehicles
This information will be distributed through smartphones and in-vehicle technology.

The total cost of the project is estimated at two point four million dollars and includes FDOT research and internal support.