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Methodology for Linking Greenways and Trails with Public Transportation in Florida

The purpose of this research was to provide a methodology to evaluate how intermodal connections between public transportation and public trails can improve livability in Florida communities. This research explored other available methodologies for evaluating intermodal connectivity, developed three case studies of communities outside Florida to compare […]

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Synthesis of Research on the Use of Idle Reduction Technologies in Transit

This synthesis reviews current research and practical knowledge covering issues related to the use of idle reduction technologies in transit vehicles, including benefits, challenges, advantages, limitations, approaches, critical success factors, and lessons learned by agencies that have implemented them in their fleets. A survey of transit agencies […]

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Capturing the Benefits of Complete Streets

Anecdotal information indicates that private investment and property value increases are associated with featured Complete Streets projects. However, to date, little research has been done to confirm these benefits. Much of the relevant literature focuses on very real and important improvements to the safety of all who […]

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Developing a Method for Assessing National Demand-Response Transit Level of Service

Demand-response transit service is a major source of mobility for older adults and people with disabilities in urban and rural areas. Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grant programs under sections 5307, 5310, and 5311 all have components designed to increase the availability of paratransit or demand-response service. However, […]

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Technology Application among Florida Community Transportation Coordinators

Efficiently providing transit service to individuals who are considered to be, “transportation disadvantaged,” including people who are older, have disabilities, or are low-income, is a goal of the Federal Transit Administration, the Florida Department of Transportation, and the Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged. As demand for […]

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