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.