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​Resources for Research Managers


Legislation and Regulations

Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21)

FHWA website of federal regulations and legislations relevant to State DOTs

State Planning and Research (SP&R) Program

SP&R Report Distribution​ 

Peer Exchanges 

Guidelines and Tools

Glossary of Acronyms and​ Abbreviations for transportation research programs and organizations

Transportation Dictionary

Research Performance Measures (RPM) web tool

High Value Research projects submission site

Map of U.S. Highway Research Organization Relationships

Report Guidelines and Requirements

Research Program and Project Management (RPPM) website, a transportation research collaboration tool

U.S. DOT Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology 

Funding Sources for Transportation Research  

Guide for Developing a State Transportation Research Manual

Manual of Scientific Approaches to Transportation Research

Publications Subscriptions Page

Seven Keys to Building a Robust Research Program

Model Calendar for State Research Directors

RAC 101 Webinar and powerpoint slides (July 2014)

RAC 101 PowerPoint Presentation, an introduction to RAC (January 2017) 

Listserv Etiquette Guidelines

Total Pooled Fund website​


Value of Research

Leading in Lean Times: The Value of Research to Transportation Executives (2.56 Mb)

Tools and Methods to Communicate the Value of Transportation Research
(116 Kb)

Research Makes the Difference page, a repository for Research Makes the Difference brochures.

High Value Research Projects, a repository for Research Impacts: Better - Faster -Cheaper, a collection of high value research highlights from across the nation compiled each year for the RAC annual meeting

Transportation Research: Value to the Nation--Value to the States
(2.28 Mb)

Value of Transportation Research (2 Mb)