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What Are the Potential Applications for AI in EMS and Transportation?

DOT’s Advanced Research Projects Agency – Infrastructure Requests Information

What are the potential applications, opportunities and challenges of artificial intelligence (AI) related to EMS and transportation? The Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Advanced Research Projects Agency—Infrastructure (ARPA-I) has announced a Request for Information (RFI) on this topic.

AI has the potential to transform many elements of EMS and this is an opportunity for the EMS community to weigh in on emerging AI technology as it relates to transportation. The purpose of this RFI is to obtain input from a broad array of stakeholders on AI opportunities, challenges and related issues in transportation pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 14110 of October 30, 2023 entitled “Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence”. NHTSA’s Office of EMS (OEMS) encourages the EMS community to provide their input on transportation-related opportunities and challenges of AI, including software-defined AI enhancements impacting autonomous mobility ecosystems.


Please submit any written comments by 7/2/2024 on the portal. Note that all submissions, including any personal information provided, will be posted and will be available to the public on

For more information, please email or contact Timothy A. Klein, Director, Techno

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