Request for Proposals (RFP): Transit Safety Research Program - Transit Safety Research Roadmap

Date Posted: 2/18/2011

Closing Date: 3/11/2011

Program: Transit Safety Research Program

FTA Opportunity ID: FTA-2011-011-TRI

Opportunity Announcement Text: http://fta.dot.gov/documents/FTA-2011-011-TRI_TransitSafetyResearch_RFP.doc

Opportunity Announcement PDF: http://fta.dot.gov/documents/FTA-2011-011-TRI_TransitSafetyResearch_RFP.pdf

Details:

February 18, 2011. Request for Proposals (RFP): Transit Safety Research Program - Transit Safety Research Roadmap [ Word ] [ PDF ]. Synopses and full announcement are posted on Grants.gov site as opportunity FTA-2011-011-TRI. Proposals must be submitted electronically through the Grants.gov web site by March 11, 2011.

Summary

The scope of this effort is to provide a safety research roadmap to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Office of Research, Demonstration and Innovation (TRI). The roadmap shall include the following tasks: 1) conducting an assessment of existing safety research models that could be applicable to FTA; 2) background review of transit safety data to identify areas where FTA should prioritize research efforts and; 3) how safety research should support the new FTA-sponsored rail transit safety legislation (if passed) and transit in general. FTA may fund one application under this notice. The total available funding is $100,000.

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Eligibility Information

Eligible recipients public and state controlled institution of higher education.

For Further Information Contact

Technical, program management and administrative questions should be directed to Roy Chen, Office of Technology (TRI-20), Room E43-440, Federal Transit Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE, Washington, D.C. 20590; email address: RoyWeiShun.Chen@dot.gov, or by phone at 202-366-0462.