FTA - Transit Worker and Rider Safety Best Practices Research Project Due 2/13/23
Opportunity Title: Transit Worker and Rider Safety Best Practices Research Project Notice of Funding
Opportunity Number: FTA-2023-005-TRI-TWRS
The goals of the project are to identify public safety risks for transit workers and riders, determine the most effective mitigation strategies to minimize those risks, and promote the implementation of those strategies.
The TWRS Research Project will be carried out in two phases, including the generation of the report in phase one and overseeing a safety pilot demonstration project for a potential phase two.
This notice will provide funding only for Phase I; thus, applicants should submit proposals to address only Phase I. Eligibility for Phase II is subject to the availability of future funding, quality of the materials developed in Phase I, and merit of the proposed pilot demonstration project developed during Phase I.
Eligible applicants under this notice include:
providers of public transportation, including public transportation agencies, state or local government departments of transportation, and federally recognized Native American tribes;
private for-profit and not-for-profit organizations, consultants, research consortia, and industry organizations;
state, city or local government entities, including multi-jurisdictional partnerships, and organizations such as metropolitan planning organizations; or
institutions of higher education including large research universities, and technical and community colleges, particularly those with minority serving institution status.
Total Amount Available: $500,000
Application Deadline: 2/13/23
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