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Funding Opportunity Number:
Jul 02, 2011
Sep 27, 2011
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Sep 30, 2011
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Oct 28, 2011
Nov 27, 2011
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Public Transportation Research
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Additional Information on Eligibility:
State and local government agencies, public and private transit agencies, universities, non-profit organizations, consultants, legally constituted public agencies, operators of public transportation services, and private for-profit organizations
DOT/Federal Transit Administration
FTA-2011-022-TRI is a demonstration project which has two main objectives: 1) to improve the safety of transit workers, specifically right-of-way safety for rail transit workers through demonstration of advanced track inspection techniques that limits the inspector�s exposure to rail right of way by visually inspecting the condition of the tracks from a safe location and; 2) enhances the quality of inspection by increasing the inspection frequency and reporting of defects.FTA seeks applications to demonstrate innovative technologies that support the achievement of these objectives.
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Roy Chen; 202-366-0462
Federal Transit Administration
Office of Research
1200 New Jersey Ave., SE
4th Floor - East Building - Rm E43-440
Washington, DC 20590
Royweishun Chen email
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