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Additional Research Resources

Example Professional Development/Training Resources

Research Process - Ideas for 2024 Cycle due Dec 15th. 

Ideas are due mid December for the new project cycle. Ideas need to be matched with a technical VTrans Champion to go further in the process. The Research Section welcomes the submission of research ideas from anyone (VTrans staff, potential external researchers, municipalities, RPCs, etc.) throughout the year. These will be reviewed throughout the year with an emphasis in November-December.  It may take several months for us to respond to you about your idea.

To get on our Qualified Researcher List and work on an external research projects with the Vermont Agency of Transportation, you need to respond to the Request for Qualifications. Our current Qualified Researcher List can be found here. The Qualified Researcher List will be active for two years and the next chance to get on this list will be in Fall 2024. Questions need to be directed to Contract Administration Grants Supervisor Tricia Scribner,

Additional Resources

November 2023 AOT Lunch and Learn: Research Overview and Champion Solicitation - Recording and Slides

Recycled Materials Working Group

TRB 2023 Annual Meeting

TRB 2022 Annual Meeting Resources

RAS in Town Gravel Roads

Research Guidance Documents

Research Manual (September 2020, includes our External Research Process on page 12)

Quarterly Report Template

Cover, Disclaimers, and Technical Documentation Page Template (Word)

Technical Report Documentation Page (PDF)

Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) Guidance

Problem Statement Template

Statement of Interest Instructions

Proposal Template and Instructions