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FY 2000-2014

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2014USF77975-00Evaluation of Automated Vehicle Technology for TransitScopeOngoing
2014USF77964-00Incorporating Managing Demand into WSDOT Planning and ProgrammingScopeOngoing
2014NDSU/USF79060-02-ARural Transit Fact Book 2014ScopeOngoing
2014NDSU/USF79060-02-ANational Transit Demand ResponseScopeOngoing
2014NDSU/USF79060-02-ADevelopment of Public Transit II CourseScopeOngoing
2014NDSU/USF79050-02-AEstimating Demand for Intercity Bus ServicesScopeOngoing
2014FIU/USF79060-02-BInformed Traveler Program & ApplicationsScopeOngoing
2014USF77965-00Florida Commuter Choice Training ProgramScopeOngoing
2013NDSU/USF77060-NCTR-NDSU01Rural Transit Fact Book 2013Final Report2013-07
2013USF77959-00Transit Manager Certificate ProgramScopeOngoing
2013USF34100-00Smart Parking Guidance SystemScopeOngoing
2013USF77961-00Florida Transit Safety NetworkScopeOngoing
2013USF77958-00Fl Statewide Transit Training and Technical Assistance ProgramScopeOngoing
2013USF79060-00Impacts of TDM on Managed Lane Toll PricesScopeOngoing
2013USF79050-23National Alternative Fuel Bus ClearinghouseScopeOngoing
2013USF77950-00Improved Traffic Control Measures to Prevent Incorrect Turns at Highway-Rail Grade CrossingsFinal Report2013-11
2013USF77951-00Impacts of Dialysis Transportation on
Florida’s Coordinated Public Transportation Programs
Final Report2014-04
2013USF77952-00Analysis of Transit Contracting Models and Proper Incentives for Long-Term SuccessFinal Report2014-02
2013USF77953-00Bus Operator Safety Critical Issues Examination and Model PracticesFinal Report2014-01
2013USF77954-00Multimodal Transportation Best Practices and Model ElementFinal Report2014-06
2013USF77955-00Evaluation of Rear-End Bus Collisions and Identification of Possible SolutionsFinal report2014-03
2013USF77956-00Investigation, Quantification and Recommendations – Performance of Alternatively Fueled BusesScopeOngoing
2013USF/FIU79050-17Transit Service Reliability:
Analyzing Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) Data For On-Time Performance and to Identify Conditions Leading to Service Degradation
ScopeOngoing
2013UIC/USF79050-18Transit Agency Adaptation to Extreme Weather Events: Cataloguing and Modeling, Costs, Decisions and BehaviorsScopeOngoing
2013USF79050-19National Transit Network Level of Service Data and AnalysisScopeOngoing
2013USF79050-20National Transit Safety Research and
Assistance Center
ScopeOngoing
2013FIU/USF79060-02-BState of Good Repair Performance MeasuresScopeOngoing
2013FIU/USF79060-02-BGuidelines for Bus Transit Stops in Highway ConstructionScopeOngoing
2013USF79050-22Estimating the Impacts of Bus Service
on Roadway Congestion
ScopeOngoing
2013USF77963-00Florida Statewide TDM ClearinghouseScopeOngoing
2012NDSU/USF77060-NCTR-NDSU02Improving Veteran MobilityFinal Report2014-02
2012NDSU/USF77060-NCTR-NDSU03Cost-Benefit Analysis of Rural and Small Urban TransitFinal Report2014-07
2012NDSU/USF79050-02-AEvaluating the State of Mobility ManagementScopeOngoing
2012USF77944Effectively Managing Consumer Fuel Price Driven Transit DemandFinal Report2013-05
2012USF77945Transit Boardings Estimation and Simulation Tool (TBEST) Calibration for Guideway and BRT ModesFinal Report2013-06
2012USF77947Improving Cost Effectiveness of Financial Incentives in Managing TDMFinal Report2013-10
2012USF77948Integrating Transit with Road Pricing ProjectsFinal Report2013-06
2012USF77942Flexible Public Transportation in FloridaFinal Report2013-08
2012FIU/USF79050-02-BDevelopment of Training Manual for Transit ServiceScopeOngoing
2012FIU/USF79050-02-BAnalysis of Movable Bus Stop BoardingScopeOngoing
2012USF77941A Tool for Assessing Economic Impacts of Public Transit SpendingFinal Report
Assessment Tool
2013-07
2012USF77940Evaluation of Camera-Based Systems to Reduce Transit Bus Side Collisions – Phase II
Final Report2012-12
2012FIU/USF79050-02-BTransit Service Reliability: Analyzing Automatic Vehicle LocationScopeOngoing
2012USF77943Tracking Costs of Alternatively Fueled Buses in Florida - Phase IIFinal Report2013-04
2012USF77946Ridership Impacts of South Florida’s EASY Smart CardFinal Report2013-07
2011USF77938Forecasting Paratransit Services Demand – Review and RecommendationsFinal Report
Demand Model Spreadsheets
2013-06
2011USF77936Quantifying the Benefits of the Florida Transit Research Inspection Procurement Services (TRIPS) ProgramFinal Report2013-04
2011USF77935Development of a
Regional Public Transportation
GIS Architecture and Data Model
Final Report2012-05
2011USF77934Analysis of the Status and Impacts of
NCTR Projects
Final Report2012-08
2011USF77933Dynamic Delivery of the National Transit Database Sampling ManualFinal Report2013-02
2011USF77932Estimating Costs and Benefits
of Emissions Reduction
Strategies for Transit by
Extending the TRIMMS Model
Final Report2012-01
2011USF77931Assessing the Impact of Proposed Transit Investments and Public Policy Choices on Land Use Patterns (A Simulation Approach with UrbanSim)Final Report2012-10
2011USF77930Best Practices in Bus Dispatch Final Report2012-06
2011USF77939Recommendations for Yield-to-Bus Traffic Control Devices and Bus Pullout Bays Design Characteristics Final Report2013-05
2011USF77937A Summary of Design, Policies and Operational Characteristics for Shared Bicycle/Bus LanesFinal Report2012-07
2010USF77928Enhancing the Connectivity
Of High Speed Rail in the
Orlando-Tampa Corridor
with Local Public
Transportation Systems:
Issues and Opportunities
Final Report2011-01
2010USF79017Moving America on Transit – Innovation in Real-time Transit InformationScopeOngoing
2010USF77921Improving Value of Travel Time Savings Estimation for More Effective Transportation Project EvaluationFinal report2011-12
2010USF77922Project UCARE: Uniform Commuter Assistance Reporting and Evaluation for TDM ProgramsFinal Report2013-10
2010USF77920An Assessment of Public Transportation Markets Using NHTS Data Final Report2012-03
2010USF77923Exploring Opportunities to Expand Public Transportation Services in Florida Through Potential Private Sector Participation: Phase I – Analysis of Contracting for Fixed Route Bus Service Final Report2011-06
2010USF77924Florida Bus Maintenance Staffing PracticesFinal Report2011-06
2010USF77925Exploration of Transit’s Sustainability CompetitivenessFinal Report2011-03
2010USF77926Enabling Cost-Effective Multimodal Trip Planners
through Open Transit Data
Final Report2011-05
2010USF77927Tracking Costs of Alternatively Fueled Buses in FloridaFinal Report2011-12
2009USF77902Expanding the Google Transit Data Feed Specification to Support Operations and PlanningFinal Report2011-11
2009USF77911Development of a Program Assessment Instrument for the Certified Transit Technician Program – Phase One Final Report2010-10
2009USF77910Moving the Bus Safely Back into Traffic Phase II Final Report2010-09
2009USF77909Developing a Framework for a Toolkit for Carbon Footprint that Integrates Transit (C-FIT)Final Report2010-11
2009USF6402-1041-00Assessing
Air Quality Impacts of
Managed Lanes
Final Report2010-12
2009USF77904Travel Assistant Device – Deployment to Transit AgenciesFinal Report2010-08
2009USF77903Investigation of the Feasibility of Toll and Transit Agency Equity SharingFinal Report2010-04
2009USF77905Evaluation of Camera Based Systems to Reduce Transit Bus Side CollisionsFinal Report2010-03
2008USF77809Developing a Technique That Predicts the Impacts of TDM on a Transportation SystemFinal Report2010-03
2008USF77801TBEST Model Enhancements – Parcel Level Demographic Data Capabilities and Concepts for Park-and-Ride ModelingFinal Report2011-09
2008USF77802Guidebook on Using American Community Survey Data for Transit PlanningFinal Report
ACS Statistical Analyzer Spreadsheet
Both as a zip file
2010-03
2008USF77803Guidebook on Using Automatic Passenger Counters for NTD ReportingFinal Report2010-12
2008USF77804Dynamic Travel Information – Personalized and Delivered to Your Cell PhoneFinal Report
Addendum
2011-03
2008USF77805Quantifying Net Social Benefits of Vehicle Trip Reduction ImpactsFinal Report
Final Report and Spreadsheet in a zip file
2009-04
2008USF77806Synthesis of Research on Value of Time and Value of ReliabilityFinal Report2009-01
2008USF77807Evaluation of Smart Video for Transit Event Detection Final Report2009-06
2008USF77808Evaluation of Electronic Data Recorder for Incident Investigation, Driver Performance, and Vehicle Maintenance Final Report2009-09
2008USF77810Utilizing Information Technology in Innovative Marketing Approaches for Public TransportationFinal Report
Routes to New Networks Guidebook
2010-02
2007USF77720Best Practices In Transit Service PlanningFinal Report2009-03
2007USF77722Exploration of a Shift in Household Transportation Spending from Vehicles to Public TransportationFinal Report
Spreadsheet
Both as a spreadsheet
2008-01
2007USF77723Development of Comprehensive Guidance on Obtaining Service Consumed Data for National Transit Database (NTD) Final Report
Spreadsheet Tool
Spreadsheet Tool with Sample Data
2009-01
2007USF77701A Qualitative Analysis of Bus Simulator Training on Transit Incidents – A Case Study in FloridaFinal Report2013-06
2007USF77712An Evaluation of Public Transportation Productivity Trends and Funding ChallengesScopeOngoing
2007USF77713Development of a Large Bus / Small Bus Decision Support Tool Phase 2Final Report
Bus Size Evaluation Tool
Both as a zip file
2008-02
2007USF77714Enhancing Transit Safety and Security with Wireless Detection and Communication TechnologiesFinal Report2008-11
2007USF77715Development of an NTD Tool for Vanpool ServicesFinal Report
NTD Tool Template
2008-11
2007USF77716Integrating Transit and Urban FormFinal Report2008-12
2007USF77721Impacts of More Rigorous ADA Paratransit Eligibility Assessments on Riders with DisabilitiesFinal Report2009-05
2007USF77717Programs That Match Seniors With Volunteer DriversFinal Report2008-10
2006USF77711Travel Assistant Device (TAD) to Aid Transit Riders with Special NeedsFinal Report2008-08
2006USF77710Developing a Printed Transit Information Material Design ManualFinal Report
Guidebook
Summary Card
2007-11
2006USF77708Development of Alternative Measures of Transit Mode ShareFinal Report2007-05
2006USF77707Transit Extraboard Management-Optimum Sizing and StrategiesFinal Report2007-10
2006USF77706Toolbox for Transit Event InvestigationFinal Report2007-08
2006USF77705Regional Fare Policy and Fare Allocation, Innovations in Fare Equipment and Data CollectionFinal Report2010-03
2006USF77704Economics of Travel Demand Management: Comparative Cost Effectiveness and Public InvestmentFinal Report
TRIMMS Spreadsheet
2007-03
2006USF
77703Performance Measures and Best Practices for Incorporating Transit into the FDOT DRI Review ProcessFinal Report2008-08
2006USF77709Smart Phone Application to Influence Travel Behavior (TRAC-IT) Phase 3Final Report2008-03
2005USF77607Transit Ridership, Reliability, and RetentionFinal Report2008-10
2005USF77609Testing the Impact of Personalized Feedback on Household Travel Behavior (TRAC-IT 2) Final Report2008-03
2005USF77610Moving the Bus Back Into Traffic Safely - Signage and Lighting Configuration Phase IFinal Report2007-11
2005USF31009Development of Repair Time Standards for Engine and Transmission (Power Plant) Replacement of Transit VehiclesFinal Report2006-10
2005USF77601Transit Use Viability Among Older Drivers Losing Driving PrivilegesFinal Report
Technical Memorandum One
2006-05
2005USF77602Finding Ways to Reduce Insurance and Bonding Costs for Major Transit Projects Final Report2006-09
2005USF77603Validating T-BEST Models with 100% APC CountsFinal Report2007-02
2005USF77604National Smart Transportation Archive Researcher (NSTAR) Best Practices GuideFinal Report2006-12
2005USF77605Impact of Employer Based Programs on the Transit System Ridership and Transportation System PerformanceFinal Report
2007-05
2005USF77606Creative Ways to Manage Paratransit CostsFinal Report2008-07
2004USF576-07Using Local Transit On-Board Surveys for State-Level MeasurementFinal Report2006-08
2004USF576-10Impacts of Transit Oriented Development on Public Transportation Ridership– Phase OneFinal Report2005-08
2004USF576-09Special Event Transportation Service Planning & Operations Strategies for TransitFinal Report2006-03
2004USF576-06Reassessing Passenger Mile Data for Transit Planning and Fund AllocationFinal Report2005-04
2004USF576-11Incorporating TDM into the Land Development Process Final Report2005-10
2004USF576-12Case Studies in Environmental Justice and Public Transit Title VI ReportingFinal Report2005-08
2004USF576-13Update Methodology for ADA Demand Estimates: Lessons LearnedFinal Report2005-07
2004USF576-14Teenage Attitudes and Perceptions Regarding Transit UseFinal Report2005-08
2004USF576-15Enhancing the Rider Experience: The Impact of Real-Time Information on Transit RidershipFinal Report2005-07
2004USF576-16Traveling Smart: Increasing Transit Ridership by Automatic Collection (TRAC) of Individual Travel Behavior Data and Personalized FeedbackFinla Report2005-08
2004USF575-16Florida Journey to Work Fact Web-SiteFlorida Journey to Work2004-07
2004USF576-01Public Transportation Syntheses Series (III): Relationships Between Business and Public Transportation and Identifying the Characteristics of Successful Local Transit Circulator Systems in Residential Areas of Southeast FloridaRelationships Between Business and Public Transportation
Identifying the Characteristics of Successful Local Transit Circulator Systems in Residential Areas of Southeast Florida
2004-12
2004USF576-02Public Transit in America: Analysis of Access Using the 2001 National Household Travel SurveyFinal Report2007-02
2004USF576-03Bus Accident Reporting, Tracking and Analysis SystemFinal Report2006-08
2004USF576-04Guidebook for Start-up Transit AgenciesFinal Report2006-07
2004USF576-05A Return on Investment Analysis of Bikes-on-Bus ProgramsFinal Report2005-06
2004USF576-08Strategies for an Intra-Urban Circulator SystemFinal Report2005-03
2003USF527-07Model Regulations and Plan Amendments for Multimodal Transportation DistrictsFinal Report2004-04
2003USF527-05Customized Sampling Plans: A Guide to Alternative Sampling Techniques for National Transit Database (NTD) Reporting Final Report2004-05
2003USF527-10Evaluation of Shared Use Park and Ride Impact on PropertiesFinal Report2004-04
2003USF527-11Analysis of Florida Transit Bus AccidentsFinal Report2004-12
2003USF527-12Design Elements of Effective Transit Information MaterialsFinal Report2004-11
2003USF527-13Designing Bus Transfer Facilities for Maximum Transit Agency and Community Benefit Final Report2004-12
2003USF527-14Price Elasticity of Rideshare: Commuter Fringe Benefits & Parking Cash-OutFinal Report2004-06
2003USF527-04Impacts of Transfer Fares on Transit Ridership and RevenueFinal Report2004-12
2003USF527-03Benchmark Rankings for Transit Systems in the United StatesFinal Report2004-12
2003USF527-02State Bus Transit Safety GuideFinal Report2005-03
2003USF527-01Public Transportation Syntheses Series: Evaluation of USF Bio-Diesel Fueled Bull-Runner Service
Fixed Route Transit Scheduling in Florida: The State of the Industry
Evaluation of USF Bio-Diesel Fueled Bull-Runner Service
Fixed Route Transit Scheduling in Florida: The State of the Industry
2004-11
2003USF526-102003 Transportation Management Association SurveyFinal Report2004-04
2003USF527-08Assessing the Hierarchy of Needs in Levels of Service Final Report2005-10
2003USF527-06Commuter Choice Program Case Study Development and Analysis
Appendix C: Characteristics of Employee Transportation Coordinators
Final Report
Appendix C
2004-08
2003USF527-09Public Transit in America: Evidence from the 2001 National Household Travel Survey Final Report2005-09
2002USF473-09Best Practices in Voluntary Driving Cessation Programs for SeniorsFinal Report2003-12
2002USF473-10GIS Applications at Florida's Transit Agencies: Scope, Trends, and IssuesFinal Report2003-05
2002USF473-13-1Public Transportation Syntheses Series:
Safer Stops for Vulnerable Customers
Final Report2003-03
2002USF473-13-2Public Transportation Syntheses Series: Fare, Free or Something in Between?Final Report2004-04
2002USF473-13-3Public Transportation Syntheses Series: TDM in Europe: A Synthesis of Research Findings and Annotated Bibliography of TDM in EuropeFinal Report
Bibliography
2004-04
2002USF473-13-4Public Transportation Syntheses Series: Commuter Choice Managers and Parking Managers Coordination: Public Transportation Synthesis SeriesFinal Report2002-11
2002USF473-13-5Public Transportation Syntheses Series: Building Transit Oriented Development in Established CommunitiesFinal Report2002-11
2002USF473-14Worksite Trip Reduction Model and ManualFinal Report2004-04
2002USF473-12Assessment of Transit Information Materials and Development of Criteria for Prototype Transit MaterialsFinal Report2003-04
2002USF473-08Expanding Commuter Choice Tax Benefit OptionsFinal Report2003-10
2002USF473-06Why People Cross Where They Do: The Role of the Street EnvironmentFinal Report2002-09
2002USF473-05Repair Time Standards for Transit VehiclesFinal Report2002-09
2002USF473-04Transit Ridership Models at the Stop Level Final Report2004-12
2002USF473-02Evaluation of First-Year Florida MPO Transit Capacity and Quality of Service Reports Final Report2001-12
2002USF473-012003 Transportation AlmanacFinal Report2003-12
2002USF473-11Handbook of Automated Data Collection Methods for the National Transit Database
Alternate Fixed-Route Passenger Miles Template
Demand-Response Passenger Miles Template
Fixed-Route Passenger Mile Template
Vehicle Information Template
Final Report
Alternate Fixed Route Passenger Miles Template
Demand Response Passenger Miles Template
Fixed Route Passenger Miles Template
Vehicle Information Template
2003-10
2001USF416-06Land Developer Participation in Providing for Bus Transit Facilities/Operations Final Report2002-03
2001USF416-07Synthesis of Securement Device Options and Strategies Final Report2002-03
2001USF416-08-1/416-08-2An Exploration of Triangulation of Methodologies: Quantitative and Qualitative Methodology Fusion in an Investigation of Perceptions of Transit SafetyFinal Report2003-04
2001USF415-13Where are the Future Transit Maintenance Technicians Coming From?Final Report2001-08
2001USF416-08-4Synthesis for Transit Non-User Surveys and AppendicesFinal Report
Appendices
2002-07
2001USF416-09The Florida Department of Transportation Statewide Transit Training ProgramFinal Report2002-01
2001USF416-10Continuation and Enhancement of The Public Transportation Promotional Materials Clearinghouse Final Report2001-01
2001USF416-11Quantifying the Business Benefits of TDMFinal Report2003-09
2001USF416-12Public Transit Investment Decisions: Per Capita Trends and ConditionsFinal Report2001-12
2001USF416-13National Transit Bus Accident Data Collection and AnalysesFinal Report2002-02
2001USF416-14An Examination of the Relationship Between Organizational Structure and Transit PerformanceFinal Report2003-05
2001USF415-14Low-Speed Vehicle (LSV) and Golf Cart Safety TrainingNo ReportNA
2001USF416-01Telecommunications and Its Future Role in the Public Transportation ArenaFinal Report2002-02
2001USF416-02Pedestrian Mid-block Crossing DifficultyFinal Report2001-12
2001USF416-03Florida Standard Urban Transportation Model Structure (FSUTMS) Mode Choice Modeling: Factors Affecting Transit Use and AccessFinal Report2002-07
2001USF416-04Effectiveness of Bus Signal PriorityFinal Report
Spreadsheet
2002-01
2001USF416-05Environmental Justice and Community Impact Assessment for Transit AgenciesFinal Report2002-01
2001USF416-08-3Customer Surveying for Public Transit: A Design Manual Final Report2002-10
2000USF392-03The Florida Department of Transportation Statewide Transit Training ProgramFinal Report2001-01
2000USF392-05Analysis of Florida Transit Bus Accidents Final Report2001-06
2000USF392-06Conditions that Promote Creativity at Public Transit AgenciesFinal Report2002-07
2000USF392-07/416-03FSUTMS Mode Choice Modeling: Factors Affecting Transit Use and AccessFinal Report2002-07
2000USF392-08Continuation and Enhancement of The Public Transportation Promotional Materials ClearinghouseFinal Report2001-01
2000USF392-09Evaluation of the Economic Viability of Narrow-Gauge Local Rail SystemsFinal Report2001-11
2000USF392-101999 Transit Customer Satisfaction Index for Florida Transit PropertiesFinal Report2000-10
2000USF392-11Assessment of Operational Barriers and Impediments to Transit UseFinal Report2001-12
2000USF392-12Cops, Cameras, and Enclosures: A Synthesis of the Effectiveness of Methods to Provide Enhanced Security for Bus OperatorsFinal Report2001-05
2000USF392-04Inventory and Analysis of Advanced Public Transportation Systems in FloridaFinal Report2001-09
2000USF392-14Pedestrian Mid-block Crossing DifficultyFinal Report2001-12
2000USF392-15Bus Rapid Transit Technology: A Case Study of the LYNX LYMMO in Downtown Orlando, FloridaFinal Report2003-07
2000USF392-16Neighborhood Intermodal Transfer FacilitiesFinal Report2001-10
2000USF392-01-3Analysis of Florida Department of Transportation Transit Corridor Program/Projects: Technical Memorandum #3 – RecommendationsFinal Report2001-03
2000USF392-01-2Analysis of Florida Department of Transportation Transit Corridor Program/Projects: Technical Memorandum #2 – Summary of Transit Corridor Projects Status/Strengths and Weaknesses/Lessons LearnedFinal Report2001-03
2000USF392-01-1Analysis of the Florida Department of Transportation Transit Corridor Program/Projects: Technical Memorandum #1 – Review and Summary of Transit Corridor PlansFinal Report2000-05
2000USF350-13Bus Rapid Transit — Phase I Preliminary Evaluation of the South Miami-Dade Busway in Miami, FloridaFinal Report2002-10
2000USF350-11Analysis of the National Transit DatabaseFinal Report2003-08
2000USF350-07Lessons Learned in Transit Efficiencies, Revenue Generation, and Cost Reductions Part IIFinal Report2003-07
2000USF392-13Update of FDOT State Park & Ride Lot Program Planning ManualFinal Report2001-04

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