RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER, AND DATA ARCHIVING GUIDELINES
FOR THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH CENTER
REVISED SEPTEMBER OF 2016
RESEARCH CENTER GUIDELINES
The Research Development, and Technology Transfer and Data Archiving Guidelines for the Wyoming Department of Transportation Research Center include the following chapters:
Chapter 1: Purpose, Mission Statement, Goals and Guideline Context
Chapter 2: Stakeholders
Chapter 3: Research Center Library
Chapter 4: Annual Work Program Cycle and Requirements
Chapter 5: Available Funds for Research Projects
Chapter 6: National and Regional FHWA Pooled Fund Programs and Other National Research Projects
Chapter 7: State Planning & Research (SP&R) Administration Process Research, Development, and Technology Interaction
Chapter 8: Research Project Development Flow Chart
Chapter 9: Research Problem Statements, and Proposals
Chapter 10: Research Reports and Formatting
Chapter 11: Federal Requirements
Chapter 12: Data Management Policies for the WYDOT Research Center
Glossary of Terms
FEDERAL GUIDELINES WHICH SHOULD BE USED WHEN WRITING RESEARCH REPORTS
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RESEARCH CENTER EVALUATIONS
The Wyoming Department of Transportation Research Center 2014 Self Evaluation (Self Evaluation) is an interim report which provides an update on the Research Center’s progress since the last full program evaluation. This Self Evaluation updates the information found in the Evaluation of WYDOT’s Research Center and Research Program (2008 Evaluation), and the Evaluating Department of Transportation’s Research Program: A Methodology and Case Study (2012 Evaluation;), compares that information to the current status of the Research Center, and provides responses to the recommendations found in the 2008 and 2012 Evaluations. By comparing evaluations, the WYDOT Research Center (Research Center) is hoping to pinpoint its strengths and weaknesses, and better align the research projects funded with the performance measures and WYDOT balanced score card. Copes of each evaluation can be found by clicking on the report.
Wyoming Department of Transportation Research Center 2016 Self Evaluation
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