New Mexico State Transportation Innovation Council-STIC Overview

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State Transportation Innovation Council (STIC) is dedicated to bringing innovations to NMDOT.

Working with our partners at the FHWA we are implementing cutting edge techniques and industry leading technologies to the department. The STIC’s focus is to bring innovations through programs like the EDC, Strategic Highway Research Program 2 (SHRP2) and Accelerated Innovation Deployment (AID) by coordinating efforts with figureheads and other ambassadors of transportation. These innovations and improvements will ensure that we provide a safe and efficient transportation system for the traveling public, while promoting economc development and preserving the environment of New Mexico. With these innovations, we will be able to continue to be an industry leader in the field of transportation while maintaining the safety, accountability and integrity our customers.

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STIC Incentive Program Funding

In conjunction with FHWA and the New Mexico STIC, the STIC Incentive program is requesting proposals for innovative projects that need funding. The program has $100,000.00 available to assist innovative projects. Please keep in mind that eligible projects need the funding to be split with 80% Federal Share (limited to $100,000) and 20% non-federal share.

Your proposal should include the following:

  • Description of the proposed work
  • End product / Expected results
  • Amount of STIC Incentive Funding requested
  • Identify commitment of other funding
  • Budget justification
  • Project schedule

The attachment below provides an example proposal for your reference!

STIC Funding Proposal Example

The proposals will be reviewed by the committee in July and if your proposal is accepted it will be submitted to FHWA in August.

If you would like more information about the program please select the link below for the FHWA STIC Incentive program webpage.

Shannon Vigil

Project Manager, Research Bureau
7500B Pan American Fwy NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
(505) 690-0561
Research Bureau NMDOT