Research and Technology Coordinating Committee Letter Report: March 2012

A March 5, 2012, letter report from TRB’s Research and Technology Coordinating Committee (RTCC) to the U.S. Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) addresses the agency’s Research, Development, and Technology program priority setting, management, and performance measurement. The RTCC’s charge is to monitor and review FHWA’s research and technology activities and advise FHWA on the setting of a research agenda and coordination of highway research with states, universities, and other partners; strategies to accelerate the deployment and adoption of innovation; and areas where research may be needed. RTCC’s review includes the process of research agenda setting, stakeholder involvement, the conduct of research, peer review, and deployment.