FY 2018 Safety Research Demonstration Program

Notice of Funding Opportunity for FY2018 Safety Research and Demonstration (SRD) Program.

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of $ 7. 3 Million Public Transportation Innovation funds to demonstrate and evaluate innovative technologies, safer designs and/or practices


to improve rail transit safety.FTA is seeking to fund cooperative agreements to engage in demonstrations that will improve the operational safety of rail transit services in the U. S. FTA is particularly interested in proposals to prevent and mitigate suicide and trespassing hazards on rail transit systems, and proposals to improve the operational safety of shared corridor fixed guideway systems, including highway-rail grade crossing safety.

FTA intends to award multiple SRD demonstration projects under this announcement.
Agency: Department of Transportation

Office: DOT/Federal Transit Administration

Estimated Funding: $7,300,000

Who's Eligible

Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
FTA NOFO Website

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:


Agency Email Description:
FTA Office of Research, Demonstration and Innovation

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