February 18, 2011. Request for Proposals (RFP): Transit Safety Research Program - Transit Safety Research Roadmap. 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.
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.
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.