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Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-05-157
Date: October 2003-September 2005
Technical Publications Catalog
Fiscal Year 2004/2005 Performance Plan
The Performance Plan for FHWA's Office of Research, Development, and Technology (RD&T) describes the research that the Office will conduct and the products and services the staff will provide in fiscal year 2004/2005. It also serves as a guidepost that will direct efforts for improving operations and enhancing services.
TFHRC Technical Reference Center and www.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/research/general/03085/index.cfm
Handbook for Expert/Peer Reviews at the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center
The purpose of this handbook is to provide guidance for participants in the TFHRC Laboratory Assessment Program. The primary audience for the handbook is members of the panels serving to review a laboratory. The handbook acquaints panel members with the process and expectations associated with their involvement in the review. It is also a useful source of information about the reviews for laboratory managers and staff as well as the customers and stakeholders of the laboratories being reviewed.
TFHRC Technical Reference Center and www.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/research/general/05033/
Office of Research, Development, and Technology FY 2004 Performance Report
The Office of RD&T is located at TFHRC, a federally owned and operated research facility in McLean,VA that contains more than 24 indoor and outdoor laboratories and support facilities. RD&T employs more than 300 Federal and contract transportation researchers, students, and support personnel. RD&T coordinates and collaborates extensively with other FHWA and U.S. Department of Transportation offices, State and local government partners, academic organizations, companies in the industry, military research offices, and professional organizations.
TFHRC Technical Reference Center and http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/research/general/05040/index.cfm
The Laboratory Assessment Program
This first report on the Laboratory Assessment Program outlines the program's goals, criteria, and process. It summarizes the first four lab assessments. A lab assessment is an onsite, independent investigation by technical and scientific experts whose knowledge and expertise enable them to make credible and unbiased judgments regarding the conduct of research.
TFHRC Technical Reference Center and www.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/research/general/05032/index.cfm