Date Posted: 2/18/2011
Closing Date: 3/11/2011
Program: Transit Safety Research Program
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
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. Click here to go to Grants.gov to download the application instructions or package.
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.