Solicitation of Project Proposals for Innovative Safety, Resiliency, and All-Hazards Emergency Response and Recovery Research Demonstrations.

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of $29,000,000 in Research, Development, Demonstration, and Deployment Program funds for innovative safety, resiliency, and all-hazards emergency response and recovery research demonstration projects of national significance.



This NOFA makes funds available for cooperative agreements to engage in the demonstration of innovative technologies, methods, practices and techniques in three areas:
(1) Operational safety, (2) infrastructure or equipment resiliency and (3) all-hazards emergency response and recovery methods.

Eligible applicants include 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.

This notice solicits competitive proposals addressing priorities established by FTA for these research areas, provides instructions for submitting proposals, and describes criteria FTA will use to identify meritorious proposals for funding.
Related Programs

Public Transportation Research, Technical Assistance, and Training

Department of Transportation


Agency: Department of Transportation

Office: DOT/Federal Transit Administration

Estimated Funding: $5,000,000


Who's Eligible


Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories



Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
FTA Current Notices of Funding Availability

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Proposals will be accepted from 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.

Substantial partnerships are encouraged with entities that can add value and expertise to the project.

See Federal Register for more details.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://www.fta.dot.gov/grants/13077_15698.html

Contact:
Matthew LeshOffice of Mobility Innovation

Agency Email Description:
Matthew Lesh

Agency Email:
matthew.lesh@dot.gov

Date Posted:
2013-10-24

Application Due Date:
2013-12-02

Archive Date:
2014-01-01


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