Official US Government Icon

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure Site Icon

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Find the Latest Information on the Coronavirus/COVID-19 at FTA's Coronavirus landing page.

United States Department of Transportation United States Department of Transportation

FTA Safety Research and Demonstration Program Guidance for Grantees

All projects funded under FTA's FY 2018 Safety Research and Demonstration (SRD) Program must develop a detailed Data Management Plan (DMP) that describes how a grantee will manage all data generated during the demonstration of the project, including archiving and sharing protocols. This document provides guidelines for preparing a DMP with details and requirements that are specific to the FY 2018 SRD Program. It describes the evaluation pillars that should be followed to align the DMP with FTA’s goals of standardized evaluation and associated performance measures across all awarded projects and outlines the minimum required content of the DMP and suggested guidelines to complete each section. Grantees are directed to additional resources that provide examples of successfully submitted DMPs and online tools to create DMP templates.

Last updated: Thursday, October 8, 2020
DOT is committed to ensuring that information is available in appropriate alternative formats to meet the requirements of persons who have a disability. If you require an alternative version of files provided on this page, please contact FTAWebAccessibility@dot.gov.