This article explores some issues connected with how state departments of transportation develop research programs. The focus is on alternative processes for soliciting and prioritizing problem statements. Issues examined include how to increase the strategic direction of the solicitation and prioritization process and how to facilitate diverse participation in problem-statement development. Processes used in New York, New Jersey, and Virginia are explored.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)
- Sociology and Political Science
- Public Administration