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A Summary of Design, Policies and Operational Characteristics for Shared Bicycle/Bus Lanes

A Summary of Design, Policies and Operational Characteristics for Shared Bicycle/Bus Lanes

(Center Identification Number: 77937)  This report contains the results of an investigation of the design and operation of shared bicycle/bus lanes in municipalities in the United States and other countries. These lanes are designated for use by public transit buses, bicycles, and usually also for right-turning vehicles. Some municipalities may also allow use of these lanes by taxis and delivery vehicles. The purpose of such lanes is to provide a time advantage to public transit … Read entire article »

Filed under: Final Report Abstracts, FY 2011 Final Reports, Projects, Publications

A Guide to Design, Policies, and Operational Characteristics for Shared Bicycle/Bus Lanes

(Center Identification Number: 77937) The objectives of the proposed study are to:(1) identify and describe the state of art and practice in the design, implementation, operation and use of shared bicycle/bus lanes, (2) evaluate the benefits and barriers to implementing these types of shared bicycle/bus lanes, and (3) develop recommendations for Florida to consider the use of shared bicycle/bus lanes on the State Highway System. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Project Scopes

Best Practices in Bus Dispatch

(Center Identification Number: 77930) This study will investigate best practices, standard operating procedures and uses of technology in dispatch for small, medium, and large transit agencies. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Project Scopes, Research

Investment Decision Making for Alternative Fuel Public Transport Buses: The Case of Brisbane Transport

Journal of Public Transportation Article in Volume 13, Issue 2 by Anish Patil, Paulien Herder Delft University of Technology and Kerry Brown, Southern Cross University … Read entire article »

Filed under: Journal of Public Transportation Abstracts

Tracking Costs of Alternatively Fueled Buses in Florida

(Center Identification Number: 77927) The main objective of this project is to establish a recording and reporting mechanism for the performance and costs of alternatively fueled public transit vehicles operating in Florida. The data collected and periodically reported will enable policy makers to have actual field data to assist their future decision making on maintenance resources and future vehicle acquisitions. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Project Scopes