The AASHTO Research Advisory Committee (RAC) each year asks states to identify and document recently completed “high-value” research projects. The Value of Research Task Force chair announces the solicitation notice to RAC for high value research projects in January each year.
The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) presented the Peter K. O’Rourke Special Achievement Award for outstanding highway safety accomplishments during the previous calendar year to The Connecticut DOT and UCONN Transportation Safety Research Center for Crash Data Improvement, a partnership that developed a statewide electronic reporting system based on the national Model Minimum Uniform Crash Criteria (MMUCC) that provides real time crash data to all highway safety users.
“Bright Ideas an initiative that recognizes creative and promising government programs and partnerships. The initiative is offered through the Innovations in Government Program, a program of the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School. For more information, please visit http://innovationsaward.harvard.edu/brightideas.cfm”