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Transportation Research Board 2021 Annual Report (2022)

Chapter:APPENDIX A: Statement of Activities

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Suggested Citation:"APPENDIX A: Statement of Activities." National Research Council. 2022. Transportation Research Board 2021 Annual Report. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/26457.
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Suggested Citation:"APPENDIX A: Statement of Activities." National Research Council. 2022. Transportation Research Board 2021 Annual Report. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/26457.

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24 / TRB 2021 AnnuAl RepoRT Funding Support by Program and Expenditures, Calendar Years 2020 and 2021 2020 2021 (ActuAl) (Projected)* AppENDix A Statement of Activities Core Technical Activities State Highway and Transportation Departments (State DOTs) $7,910,000 $8,004,000 Federal Government Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) 1,425,000 1,400,000 Federal Transit Administration (FTA) 187,000 194,000 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) 162,000 127,000 Department of the Interior 85,000 85,000 Office of the Assistant Secretary of Transportation for 225,000 81,000 Research and Technology (OST-R) Department of Energy (DOE) 74,000 76,000 Environmental Protection Agency 74,000 76,000 U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer Center 74,000 76,000 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 25,000 75,000 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) 54,000 42,000 Federal Railroad Administration 54,000 38,000 Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 0 25,000 Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 56,000 31,000 Subtotal, Federal Government $2,495,000 $2,326,000 Other California Air Resources Board 79,000 81,000 American Public Transportation Association 74,000 76,000 Association of American Railroads 74,000 76,000 Fees and Sales 2,853,000 4,398,000 Subtotal, Other $3,080,000 $4,631,000 Total, Core Technical Activities $13,485,000 $14,961,000 Marine Board Core Program U.S. Coast Guard 75,000 75,000 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 75,000 75,000 Office of Naval Research 65,000 65,000 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 40,000 40,000 Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement 30,000 30,000 Maritime Administration 19,000 19,000 U.S. Navy Supervisor of Salvage and Diving 12,000 12,000 Total, Marine Board Core Program $316,000 $316,000 Cooperative Research Programs National Cooperative Highway Research Program (State DOTs) 43,869,000 41,362,000 Airport Cooperative Research Program (FAA) 12,503,000 12,607,000 Transit Cooperative Research Program (FTA) 5,093,000 4,485,000 Behavioral Traffic Safety Cooperative Research Program 1,163,000 1,735,000 (Governors Highway Safety Association, NHTSA) National Cooperative Freight Research Program (OST-R) 32,000 0 Total, Cooperative Research Programs $62,660,000 $60,189,000

TRB 2021 AnnuAl RepoRT / 25 2020 2021 (ActuAl) (Projected)* TRB Funding SupportDistribution of TRB Expenditures Rail Safety IDEA Program $367,000 $220,000 Evaluations of FHWA Research and Technology Program Projects $791,000 $682,000 Second Strategic Highway Research Program Safety Data, Phase 1 $1,392,000 $0 Policy Studies $2,313,000 $2,804,000 Conferences, Workshops, Forums, Research Projects, and TRB Centennial $1,350,000 $945,000 TRB TOTAL $82,674,000 $80,117,000 Sources of Funds Federal 26,571,000 25,131,000 State DOTs 51,779,000 49,366,000 Other 4,324,000 5,620,000 $82,674,000 $80,117,000 Expenditures by Major Cost Category Salaries (including fringe benefits) 16,823,000 16,417,000 Travel and Meetings 1,452,000 251,000 Editing, Abstracting, and Publishing 1,489,000 1,048,000 Consultants and Contracts 42,970,000 40,418,000 Other Direct Costs 2,035,000 2,182,000 Indirect Costs 19,522,000 18,937,000 Total Expenditures $84,291,000 $79,253,000 TRB Reserve Fund Fund balance, end of previous fiscal year $19,206,000 $17,589,000 Plus (minus) current fiscal year income over (under) expenditures (1,617,000) 864,000 Balance, current fiscal year $17,589,000 $18,453,000 In 1965, the TRB Executive Committee approved a reserve fund to provide for orderly adjustments in the event of a temporary shortfall in anticipated revenues for TRB technical activities. This fund, built up over the years from surplus income in excess of expenditures from nonfederal sources for any one fiscal year, is reserved for expenditures in excess of income for any later fiscal year under a fixed budget approved annually by the TRB Executive Committee. * Calendar Year 2021 comprises actual data through October and estimates for the remainder of the year. Salaries (including fringe benefits) 21% Travel and Meetings 0% Editing, Abstracting, and Publishing 1% Consultants and Contracts 51% Other Direct Costs 3% Indirect Costs 24% Federal 31% State DOTs 63% Other 7%

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