Strategic and Program Plan for Research Communication and Information Dissemination

This project seeks the professional technical services of the Volpe Center in analysis, evaluation and development of a comprehensive strategic plan and program for communicating and disseminating information about the Federal Transit Administration's research and results of that research. The services include enhancing the content and design of the public website--the portal for communicating FTA research and technology program and project results worldwide. Services also include an evaluation defining and describing the functional responsibilities of the FTA staff assigned to the communication and information dissemination function within the Office of Research, Demonstration and Innovation (TRI), with recommendations for improving performance of those functions. Ultimately, the plan will reflect Federal Transit Administration (FTA) interest in federal research and development and its continuing commitment of facilitate the dissemination and implementation of transit research results to the transportation community and the general public.


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    • Status: Active
    • Funding: $212500.00
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    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Federal Transit Administration

      1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
      Washington, DC  United States  20590
    • Project Managers:

      Rodriguez, Edwin

    • Performing Organizations:

      Volpe National Transportation Systems Center

      Cambridge, MA  United States  02142
    • Principal Investigators:

      Sloan, Suzanne

    • Start Date: 20100400
    • Expected Completion Date: 0
    • Actual Completion Date: 20111200
    • Source Data: RiP Project 26195

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01461504
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Federal Transit Administration
    • Contract Numbers: FTA-MA-26-7127
    • Files: RIP, USDOT
    • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 1:47PM