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Archive for the Net Conferences Category

Webinar Recording: Media Framing of Fatal Bicyclist Crashes in Hillsborough County: A Critical Discourse Analysis

This webinar on September 27, 2018 summarized research t hat examined the linguistic choices that frame the relationships between bicyclists and other parties involved in fatal crash events. Textual data were collected via media reports of bicyclist traffic fatalities between January 2009 and June 2018 in Hillsborough

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Evaluating the Impacts of Real-Time Transit Information in Tampa and Atlanta webinar

Service reliability issues have troubled public transit agencies for decades. When a bus or train does not arrive on time, passengers become frustrated and may be less likely to choose transit for future trips. To address this, transit authorities have begun to provide real-time vehicle location/arrival information

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Veteran Mobility in Small Urban and Rural Areas

The need for veteran transportation is growing rapidly because of the increasing number of older veterans as well as the numerous injured service men and women returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. Currently, for every fatality in Iraq, there are 16 wounded or injured soldiers. This represents an

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Strengthening the TDM to LEED Connection – Opportunities for Growth

On May 29, 2014, the Sustainable Development Council of the Association for Commuter Transportation and Best Workplaces for Commuters at the National Center for Transit Research co-hosted “Strengthening the TDM to LEED Connection – Opportunities for Growth”. Overview: More communities, developers and property management companies are actively seeking to

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OneBusAway Multi-Region – Rapidly Expanding Mobile Transit Apps to New Cities

Real-time transit information offers many benefits to transit riders, including reduced wait times and increased customer satisfaction. However, offering real-time transit services has been challenging for many transit agencies. While mobile apps have emerged as a preferred dissemination method for real-time information, it is typically cost-prohibitive for

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