VTrans Innovations* 

*including Accelerated Innovation Deployment (AID) Grants, State Transportation Innovation Council (STIC) Incentive Awards, and additional VTrans Innovations

2020 VTrans Virtual Research and Innovation Symposium
2019 VTrans Innovation Showcase and Career Day
2018 VTrans Research and Innovation Symposium
2017 VTrans Research Symposium

Research and Innovation Newsletters

Volume 10 - November 17, 2020 - Link
Volume 09 - August 19, 2020 - Link

Completed and Archived Research Reports

View posted research reports

View archived reports (1965-2015)

Research Process and Guidance Documents 

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. The Qualified Researcher List will be active for two years and the next chance to get on this list will be in Fall 2022. Questions need to be directed to Contract Administration Grants Supervisor Tricia Scribner,

Research Manual

Quarterly Report Template

Cover, Disclaimers, and Technical Documentation Page Template

Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) Guidance

Statement of Qualification Instructions [to be updated]

Problem Statement Template

Proposal Template and Instructions

Statement of Interest Instructions

Research Cooperative Agreement Example (between VTrans and Institutes of Higher Education)

TRB 2021 Annual Meeting Resources

RAS in Town Gravel Roads


Dr. Emily Parkany, P.E., Research Manager,

Approved Product Lists and Product Submission

***Management of the VTrans Approved Products List (APL) and the Qualified Products List (QPL) has transferred to the Materials Quality Assurance unit, please click here to be redirected to the new location.