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Monthly archive for July 2013

A Tool for Assessing the Economic Impacts of Spending on Public Transit

(Center Identification Number: 77941) In this project, an Excel-based template tool was developed for transit agencies, local governments, and other stakeholders of public transit to estimate the economic impacts of spending on public transit. Features include the following: • Uses input-output multipliers from the Regional Input-Output Modeling

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A Qualitative Analysis of Bus Simulator Training on Transit Incidents – A Case Study in Florida

(Center Identification Number: 77701) The purpose of this research was to track and observe three Florida public transit agencies as they incorporated and integrated computer-based transit bus simulators into their existing bus operator training programs. In addition to the three Florida case study agencies, four transit agencies outside

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Effectively Managing Consumer Fuel Price Driven Transit Demand

(Center Identification Number: 77944) This study presents a literature review of transit demand elasticities with respect to gas prices, describes features of a transit service area population that may be more sensitive to fuel prices, identifies where stress points in the family of transit services will emerge,

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Transit Boardings Estimation and Simulation Tool (TBEST) Calibration for Guideway and BRT Modes

(Center Identification Number: 77945) This research initiative was motivated by a desire of the Florida Department of Transportation and the Transit Boardings Estimation and Simulation Tool (TBEST) project team to enhance the value of TBEST to the planning community by improving its capability to provide forecasts for

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Integrating Transit with Road Pricing Projects

(Center Identification Number: 77948) This study examined various levels of the treatment of public transportation in conjunction with the implementation of managed lane highway projects. It details the ranges of transit investments identified in and associated with managed lanes that are in operation and those being planned,

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