How do you gather together the brightest minds to formulate answers to forthcoming transportation challenges? With a contest, of course, and that’s exactly what governments around the U.S. are doing—challenging people to submit their ideas for fabulous prizes. One such contest, in fact, is offering a $40 million federal grant as a grand prize, along with another (smaller) $10 million grant and other gifts.

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