Yearly archive for 2008

Are 3 Heads Better than 2? Formulating Carpool Policies for Managed Lanes Net Conference

On November 19, 2008 the National Center for Transit Research’s National TDM and Telework Clearinghouse at the University of South Florida and the Association for Commuter Transportation held a netconference entitled Are 3 Heads Better than 2? Formulating Carpool Policies for Managed Lanes Summary: Policymakers and transportation

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Enhancing Transit Safety and Security with Wireless Detection and Communication Technologies

(Center Identification Number: 77714)   Public transportation systems are among the most open public facilities in the world and susceptible to breaches of security. Reconciling the need for workplace safety and security with budgetary pressures requires new approaches to increase the effectiveness of existing solutions while preserving flexibility and

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Transit Ridership, Reliability, and Retention

(Center Identification Number: 77607)   This project explores two major components that affect transit ridership: travel time reliability and rider retention. It has been recognized that transit travel time reliability may have a significant impact on attractiveness of transit to many current and prospective riders. Accuracy of predictions of

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Programs That Match Seniors With Volunteer Drivers: Practical Recommendations for Organizations and Policy Makers

(Center Identification Number: 77717) Seniors need adequate transportation, not only to maintain their health and vitality, but also to stay active in the community and fully participate in life. Transportation is the essential link to basic services needed by the aging population. The problem that this research project

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