DOT hosting brainstorming call on the agency’s Research, Development & Technology Strategic Plan on March 18.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology (OST-R) invites the transportation research community to share research ideas to inform the development of DOT’s Research, Development, and Technology (RD&T) Strategic Plan for fiscal years (FY) 2022–2026. The open call for ideas session will take place online March 18, 1:30–3 p.m. EDT.
The purpose of this listening session is to obtain stakeholder input and research ideas to help inform the development of the RD&T Strategic Plan. DOT welcomes the transportation research community’s views on the agency’s research vision, strategic goals and priorities, and how DOT research programs can advance the transportation system of the present and future. The RD&T Strategic Plan will align with DOT’s Draft Strategic Framework, which includes six broad goals of safety, economic strength and global competitiveness, equity, climate and sustainability, transformation and organizational excellence.
DOT welcome the views of the transportation research community on the agency’s research vision, strategic goals and priorities, and how DOT’s research programs can advance the transportation system of the present and future. Participants in the Zoom call can help shape DOT’s research plans at this pivotal moment in the transformation of the nation’s transportation system.
DOT is soliciting research ideas in advance of the session and may call on you to share your idea during the event. Please register to attend and submit research ideas.
If you are unable to attend the “Call for Ideas” session, please submit research ideas via one of the three methods detailed on the National Archive’s Transportation Research and Development Strategic Plan; Request for Information website.
If you have any questions, please reach out to Jordan Katz, community planner, U.S. Department of Transportation Volpe National Transportation Systems Center.