Research and Technology Coordinating
Committee (Federal Highway Administration)
This project will conduct a review of the
highway research, development, and deployment efforts of the Federal Highway
Administration (FHWA). The review will include the whole process of research
agenda setting, stakeholder involvement, conduct of research, peer review, and
deployment. The study committee will provide strategic, research-policy level
advice on topical priorities, processes, and strategies to accelerate the
adoption of innovation. The committee will monitor and review FHWA's research
and technology activities and advise FHWA on (a) research agenda setting and
coordination of highway research with states, universities, and other partners,
(b) strategies to accelerate the deployment and adoption of innovation, and (c)
potential areas where research is needed. The committee will hold at least two
meetings annually and report via letter report annually, as requested by FHWA.
This project, initiated in 1991, is sponsored by the Federal Highway
Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation. Letter reports and
other reports will be issued over the course of the committee's activities
during the next two years.
Special Report 317: The Essential Federal Role in
Highway Research and Innovation
is now available.
The committee's 2001 report, the Federal Role in Highway Research, can be viewed at: http://trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=2927
For previous letter reports of this committee, please see http://www4.nas.edu/trb/onlinepubs.nsf/web/reports?OpenDocument
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