Special Committee on Research and Innovation

AASHTO Liaison
Glenn Page, Associate Program Director, Project Delivery

Resources for Research Managers


Communicating Results and Value

  • High Value Research (HVR)
    • 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 (2009 – )
    • Website
    • Research Makes the Difference page, a repository for Research Makes the Difference brochures (2009 – present).



Leading in Lean Times: The Value of Research to Transportation Executives – 2011

Transportation Research: Value to the Nation–Value to the States – 2008

Tools and Methods to Communicate the Value of Transportation Research – 2011


Legislation and Regulations


Reporting/Technology Transfer

Research Program and Project Management

Literature Searches and Reviews

  • TRB Snap SearchesProvide a succinct summary of current activities in TRB in more than 50 topic areas.  They contain:
    • A list of recent reports from TRB and the National Academies
    • Current and upcoming projects related to the topic
    • Names of committees working on relevant issues
    • Upcoming events such as conferences and webinars


Manual of Scientific Approaches to Transportation Research – 2001

Seven Keys to Building a Robust Research Program

State DOT Research​​