Yearly archive for 2014

Critical Appraisal of Web-Based Passenger Information Systems

Journal of Public Transportation Article in Volume 17, Issue 3 (2014) by Gaurav V. Jain, S. S. Jain, and Manoranjan Parida  Passenger information is vital for developing a user-friendly public transportation system. Websites are rapidly gaining popularity for public transport information dissemination, particularly due to their anytime-anywhere availability and their

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The Effect of Density and Trip-Chaining on the Interaction between Urban Form and Transit Demand

Journal of Public Transportation Article in Volume 17, Issue 3 (2014) by Sisinnio Concas and Joseph S. DeSalvo  It is unclear whether policies designed to reduce auto and increase transit usage achieve their objective. Evidence is mixed because most empirical research on these policies use ad hoc specifications, whereas

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Integrating Livability Principles into Transit Planning: Screening Chicago Bus Rapid Transit Opportunities

Journal of Public Transportation Article in Volume 17, Issue 3 (2014) by Joshua K. Anderson and Josh Ellis  Pilot Chicago Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) routes proposed in 2008 were impractical to build, did not meet Institute for Transportation and Development Policy defined “gold standard” BRT, and were selected without

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