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Managing FTA Research Awards

The FTA Office of Research, Demonstration and Innovation supports high-quality research results and administers awards for activities funded through the following programs, authorized in federal public transportation law:

This page consolidates essential guidance and performance expectations for FTA recipients to carry out their activities in compliance with federal requirements. These guidelines support each step of your project from preparation to monitoring, reporting, results dissemination and closeout.

All FTA-funded projects are subject to:

  • The FTA Master Agreement
  • The 5010.1E Circular provides Award Management Requirements
  • Supplemental Information on Compliance Requirements (view presentation)
    • Legal and Lobbying
    • Award Management
    • Financial Management
    • Equipment
    • Intangible Property
    • Procurement and Buy America
    • Subaward and Subcontractor Oversight
    • Civil Rights

FTA-funded Public Transportation Innovation, Technical Assistance, and Workforce Development Awards also follow:


Updated: Thursday, October 4, 2018
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