Berkeley Request for Proposals

UC Institute of Transportation Studies Request for Proposals for Academic Year 2024-25

The UC Institute of Transportation Studies (UC ITS) Statewide Transportation Research Program Request for Proposals (RFP) for academic year 2024-25 is now available. Visit the UC ITS RFP website to access the full RFP, along with additional information and resources.

UC Institute of Transportation Studies Request for Proposals for Academic Year 2023-24

This solicitation has closed. Information below will be updated to reflect the 2024-25 RFP soon.

The UC Institute of Transportation Studies (UC ITS) is now accepting proposals in response to its 2023-24 Request for Proposals (RFP).

The RFP will allocate approximately $4 million to support research that directly addresses and informs transportation policy, planning, and engineering issues in California. Funding allocated through this RFP comes from the State of California through an ongoing, annual allocation from the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017 (Senate Bill 1) and a one-time allocation in the 2021 State Budget for the Resilient and Innovative Mobility Initiative (RIMI). 

The RFP is open to eligible applicants at UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Irvine, and other UC campuses. UCLA researchers are also eligible applicants; however, they must apply through a separate RFP being administered by UCLA ITS available at:

Please refer to the following resources for more information and to apply: 

Important dates and timeline:

  • Request for proposals released Wednesday, April 5, 2023.
  • Proposal submissions due Wednesday, May 31, 2023 at 5:00 pm PDT.
  • Applicants will be notified about award decisions by Friday, July 28, 2023

Questions concerning this RFP may be submitted using this online form.