FHWA Announces New Program to Fund Transportation Planning Innovation and Research

News Brief

Feb. 28, 2014

The Federal Highway Administration Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) No. DTFH6114R00019, Advancing Transportation Planning Through Innovation & Research, is available at https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=46b5c187590e07a4ee6a60f6593a6b84&tab=core&_cview=0.

The objective of this BAA is to advance the practice and application of transportation planning among State, metropolitan, regional, local, and Tribal transportation planning governments in response to significant changes in the planning process and to identify new tools, techniques, and approaches that respond to national transportation planning priorities. The FHWA's research program funds innovation such areas as planning capacity building, congestion management, safety planning, public involvement, environmental justice, visualization in planning, freight planning, planning and environmental linkages, and pedestrian and bicycle planning and design.

Please note this BAA consists of a two-step process of pre-proposal and full proposal submissions. To apply, applicants should go to FedBizOpps.gov for more information! Solicitation number DTFH6114R00019 closes on April 23, 2014