[Federal Register Volume 64, Number 46 (Wednesday, March 10, 1999)]
[Page 11980]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 99-5938]



Research and Special Programs Administration

Announcement of University Transportation Centers Program Grant 

    Authority: 49 U.S.C. 5505.

ACTION: Announcement of grant solicitation for University 
Transportation Centers (UTC) Program.


SUMMARY: The US Department of Transportation (DOT) plans to establish 
and maintain one University Transportation Center in each of the ten 
standard federal regions. The mission of the Centers is to advance U.S. 
technology and expertise in the many disciplines comprising 
transportation through the mechanisms of education, research and 
technology transfer at university-based centers of excellence.
    To accomplish this purpose, DOT will provide up to $1 million per 
Center for each of the five consecutive academic years starting in 
1999. Each Center is required to obtain matching funds from non-federal 
sources in an amount at least equal to the DOT grant. DOT funding will 
be awarded in annual increments, on the basis of each Center's success 
in attaining the goals of the program and subject to the availability 
of funding.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Documents providing general program 
information and instructions for applying for a UTC grant are posted on 
the Internet at http://utc.dot.gov/fy1999.html. If you are unable to 
access the documents electronically, you may request a hard copy from 
the office designated below.

DATES: Applications must be received at the office designated below by 
5:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 15, 1999.

ADDRESSES: Applications must be submitted to the following address: UTC 
Competition (Mail Code DRA-2), Research and Special Programs 
Administration, US Department of Transportation, 400 Seventh Street, 
SW, Room 8417, Washington, DC 20590-0001.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Contact the UTC Program office by e-mail at 
[email protected]; by phone at 202/366-4434; or by Fax at 202/366-3671.

    Dated: March 3, 1999.
E. Fenton Carey,
Associate Administrator for Research, Technology and Analysis.
[FR Doc. 99-5938 Filed 3-9-99; 8:45 am]