The National Research and Technology Program (49 U.S.C. 5312) seeks to improve public transportation by funding research, development, demonstration and deployment projects.
Eligible recipients are determined for each competition, and may include: universities, public transportation systems, state DOTs, non-profit and for-profit entities, amongst others.
Research, development, demonstration and deployment projects, and evaluation of technology of national significance to public transportation.
Develop innovative products and services assisting transit agencies in better meeting the needs of their customers.