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Monthly archive for June 2013

NCTR Director Featured as Guest Blogger for METRO Magazine

As a guest blogger for METRO Magazine, NCTR Director Joel Volinski discusses transit’s expanding list of partners. Read the blog post.

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Public Transit to Public Lands: The Nature Express-Scope

(Center Identification Number: 79060-02-C ) Principal Investigator Dr. P. S. Sriraj Director, Metropolitan Transportation Support Initiative (METSI) Research Assistant Professor Urban Transportation Center College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs 412 S. Peoria Street, Suite 340 Chicago, IL 60607 312-413-7568 Project Scope This project focuses on livable communities,

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Forecasting Paratransit Services Demand – Review and Recommendations

(Center Identification Number: 77938) Travel demand forecasting tools for Florida’s paratransit services are outdated, utilizing old national trip generation rate generalities and simple linear regression models. In its guidance for the development of mandated Transportation Disadvantaged Service Plans (TDSP), the Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged (CTD)

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FLOW – Volume 6, Issue 1

The May 2013 Volume 6, Issue 1 of FLOW, the official NCTR newsletter, is now available. Featured articles include: GIS in Transit Conference Evaluation of Side Camera Systems to Reduce Bus Side Collisions NCTR Project List NCTR-Hosted Public Transportation Listservs

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Tracking Costs of Alternatively Fueled Buses in Florida – Phase II

(Center Identification Number: 77943) The goal of this project was to continue collecting and reporting the data on the performance and costs of alternatively fueled public transit vehicles in the state in a consistent manner in order to keep the Bus Fuels Fleet Evaluation Tool (BuFFeT) cost

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