Yearly archive for 2002

Bus Rapid Transit – Phase I Preliminary Evaluation of the South Miami-Dade Busway in Miami, Florida

(Center Identification Number: 350-13)  One of the main goals of the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Demonstration Program is to determine the effects of 10 nationwide BRT demonstration projects through a scientific evaluation process. The FTA has designated the South Miami-Dade Busway as one

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Customer Surveying for Public Transit: A Design Manual for On-Board Surveys

(Center Identification Number: 416-08 part 3)  Presented is a best practices manual that describes the necessary steps in conducting a successful on-board survey of public transit customers. It was specifically developed for the public transit professional that has at least a rudimentary understanding of the purposes and

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Why People Cross Where They Do: The Role of the Street Environment

(Center Identification Number: 473-06)  This paper models the role of the street environment in how people cross roads in urban settings. Respondents were placed in real traffic conditions at the curbside of street blocks in the Tampa Bay area for a three-minute observation of the street environment.

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