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Information about the TRB cooperative research programs in highways, transit, airports, behavioral traffic safety, and freight. In particular, the NCHRP is AASHTO’s research program and was developed to address the day to day research needs of state transportation departments.
RAC membership allows you to help steer the nation’s research agenda through participation in national research programs such as the NCHRP. You can submit problem statements, provide review comments and rankings on all problem statements submitted, and serve on project panels to help guide the work.
Many RAC members use the listserv frequently to survey the current state of practice in a given subject area. The results will be posted on the website for others to benefit.
During a peer exchange, you and your staff will convene a meeting with peers to exchange ideas on topics selected by the host. At least every 5 years, a peer exchange is required by federal legislation and provides a valuable tool for a state to evaluate improve the quality and effectiveness of its research management processes.
Network and meet new colleagues through various opportunities such as attending annual meetings, participating in the mentoring program, and volunteering on task forces.