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H.R. 385: PLACE Act

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Jan 21, 2021.

Preparing Localities for an Autonomous and Connected Environment Act or the PLACE Act

This bill directs the Department of Transportation to provide grants to institutions of higher education to (1) operate a national highly automated vehicle and mobility innovation clearinghouse; (2) collect, conduct, and fund research on how autonomous vehicles and mobility innovation can impact land use, urban design, transportation systems, real estate, accessibility, municipal budgets, social equity, availability and quality of jobs, air quality and climate, energy consumption, and the environment; (3) make such research publicly available online; and (4) conduct outreach and disseminate information on the research to assist communities.