Propose New Topics for the 2021 TCRP Synthesis Program Submissions due March 19, 2021
TRB is seeking potential synthesis study topics for the 2021 TCRP Synthesis Program.
Topics may be submitted at any time; however, the deadline for the upcoming submission
cycle is March 19, 2021.
In the coming year, TCRP will fund seven (7) new synthesis topics. Anyone may propose
New this year! An outline to guide you in creating your synthesis topic is available here:
All proposals for topics must be submitted through the TCRP Synthesis Topic Submission
Portal: TCRP Synthesis Topic Submission
A synthesis study documents current practice and experience for specific public
transportation topics. The following factors are considered in the selection process for
* The objective of the scope of work is to document current practices in public
transportation and/or public transit agencies;
* The synthesis documents current practice, not best practice; it is not a research
project or a guidebook;
* The topic addresses an area of practice that is widespread and of general
interest to public transit and/ or public transportation; and
* The topic should be timely and critical for expediting delivery, improving the
quality, or lowering the cost of programs.
For questions, please contact Mariela Garcia-Colberg at
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