Letter Report on Review of the U.S. DOT Strategic Plan for Research, Development, and Technology 2013-2018: April 30, 2013

On April 30, 2013,the Transportation Research Board's (TRB’s) Committee for Review of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Strategic Plan for Research, Development, and Technology (RD&T) sent its letter report to Ray LaHood, Secretary of the U.S. DOT. Section 508 of the 2012 surface transportation authorization statute, as amended by Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP 21), requires the U.S. DOT to develop a 5-year strategic plan for federal transportation RD&T that describes the primary purposes, topics, expected outcomes, and anticipated funding of RD&T. The committee’s letter report presents the results of its review of the draft RD&T plan. The report includes both short- and long-term recommendations; the former apply to the current plan and the latter to future strategic plans.


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  • Media Type: Web
  • Pagination: 14p

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  • Accession Number: 01482099
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: May 23 2013 10:20AM