Solicitation Of Project Proposals For The Safety Research And Demonstration (SRD) Program

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of $7,000,000 in Fiscal year (FY) 2016 research funds, authorized by the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act), Public Law 114-94, to demonstrate and evaluate innovative technologies and safer designs to improve public

transportation safety.

FTA is seeking to fund cooperative agreements to engage in demonstration projects focused in the following two thematic areas:
(a) collision avoidance and mitigation and (b) transit worker safety protection.

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of $7 Million to demonstrate and evaluate innovative technologies and safer designs to improve public transportation safety.

FTA will fund projects to engage in demonstration in two thematic areas:
a) collision avoidance and mitigation and b) transit worker safety protection.

The SRD projects are funded under FTA’s Research, Development, Demonstration and Deployment program authority.

FTA intends to award multiple SRD demonstration projects under this announcement.

Synopses and full announcement are posted on Grants.gov site as opportunity FTA-2016-007-TRI-SRD.

Proposals must be submitted electronically through the Grants.gov website by midnight Eastern Time on October, 13, 201 6.
Related Programs

Public Transportation Research

Department of Transportation


Agency: Department of Transportation

Office: DOT/Federal Transit Administration

Estimated Funding: $7,000,000


Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
FTA NOFO

Additional Information of Eligibility:
An eligible lead applicant under this notice must be an existing FTA grant recipient and eligible project partners and sub-recipients under this program may include, but are not limited to, providers of public transportation; State and local governmental entities; departments, agencies, and instrumentalities of the Government, including Federal laboratories; private or non-profit organizations; institutions of higher education; and technical and community colleges.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
https://www.transit.dot.gov/funding/applying/notices-funding/safety-research-and-demonstration-srd-program

Contact:
Roy ChenSafety Research Program Manager Office of Research, Demonstration, and Innovation (TRI)Federal Transit Administration(202) 366–0462

Agency Email Description:
Roy Chen

Agency Email:
RoyWei-Shun.Chen@dot.gov

Date Posted:
2016-08-15

Application Due Date:
2016-10-14

Archive Date:
2016-11-13




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