The Illinois Department of Transportation’s (IDOT’s) Planning Technical Advisory Group (TAG) has identified the following research needs for the upcoming research cycle. IDOT and the Illinois Center for Transportation (ICT) encourage researchers to review these research needs and submit a research idea or ideas to address the need(s). Proposals that are aligned with the TAG’s specified research needs are more likely to be funded.
- Issue: Maritime Freight Data Collection, Database, and Market Analysis (Contact person: Clayton Stambaugh)
- Issue: Implementing Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in Transportation Planning, Programming, and Project Implementation (Contact person: Clayton Stambaugh)
- Issue: Sidewalk Vertical Faults (Contact person: Holly Ostdick)
Click here to access the Proposed Research Idea Statement