DriveOhio is a blend of public and private infrastructure entities that coordinate with advanced mobility technology developers to create a smart transportation system.
The 540-acre Smart Mobility Advanced Research and Test (SMART) Center at the TRC enables testing of new technologies and autonomous and connected vehicles in a real-world environment.
OHIO FEDERAL RESEARCH NETWORK
OFRN supports research and development initiatives in smart mobility technologies through a collaboration of industry, university, and NASA or AFRL partnerships.
FlyOhio seeks to make Ohio airspace among the first in the nation ready to fly beyond line of sight.
THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY
OSU’s Center for Automotive Research (CAR) program is focused on intelligent transportation systems, advanced vehicle safety, and sustainable mobility within a state-of-the-art Driving Simulation Laboratory.
NASA GLENN RESEARCH CENTER
NASA Glenn Research Center runs more than 500 specialized aviation research and test facilities, including sound testing for drones in collaboration with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
THE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
With a mission to provide safe and easy movement of people and goods from place to place, ODOT supports the state highway system and promotes transportation initiatives statewide.
THE BETA DISTRICT
The combined effort of Connected Marysville, Connected Dublin, and public and private partners created the Route 33 Smart Mobility Corridor, one of the largest deployments of connected vehicles in the country.
THE AIR FORCE RESEARCH LABORATORY
The AFRL leads the discovery, development, and delivery of warfighting technologies for air, space, and cyberspace forces, as well as emerging UAM/UTM markets.
THE TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH CENTER
TRC is the nation’s largest independent vehicle test facility and proving grounds with 4,500 acres of road courses and a 7.5-mile, high-speed oval test track.
SkyVision offers airspace monitoring services for aircraft and sensor testing of drone and unmanned aircraft flight beyond sight operations at the Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport.
AFWERx Agility Prime, a non-traditional military program that accelerates the commercial market for advanced air mobility vehicles (i.e., “flying cars”) through universal safety and security standards.