Before suggesting a research idea, please check RiP and TRID to see if your idea has already been researched or is research in progress. Incomplete submittals or submittals with insufficient detail will not be added to TERI.

  • Research Idea Details

  • Please enter the complete title of the idea. This will become the page title on the website.
  • Please select the subcommittee for which this idea applies.
  • Cost and Timeframe Guidance

    The following guidance lists types of projects that may fall into these cost and timeframe categories. Please note that this is a rough guideline, and some research ideas may not fall exactly into these categories.

    • Cost: Less than $100,000
    • Timeframe: Less than 1 year
    • Example Projects:
      • Improvements to analytical methods
      • Decision support tools
      • Procedures
      • Techniques employed by practitioners in support of transportation planning, programming, and development
    • Cost: $100,000 - $250,000
    • Timeframe: 1-2 years
    • Example Projects:
      • Projects involving original research
      • Development of handbooks
    • Cost: $250,000 - $750,000
    • Timeframe: 2-3 years
    • Example Projects:
      • Research involving field tests
      • Developing national manuals
  • Please select the appropriate cost range.
  • Please enter a brief summary of your research idea and objective(s). If known, please include anticipated tasks required to complete the research project.
  • Please discuss the urgency for this research and the anticipated benefits of this project.
  • Your Contact Information

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