Archive for the Final Report Abstracts Category

Assessing the Impact of Proposed Transit Investments and Public Policy Choices on Land Use Patterns (A Simulation Approach with UrbanSim)

(Center Identification Number: 77931) Transit systems, such as commuter rail, light rail, bus rapid transit, and high speed rail, can generate significant impacts on land development patterns over time. As an aid to local decision-making, it would be very helpful to have an evaluation tool which can

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Analysis of the Status and Impacts of NCTR Projects

(Center Identification Number: 77934) The National Center for Transit Research (NCTR) at the University of South Florida (USF) assessed the implementation status and identified the outcomes and impacts of the results of 30 Florida Department of Transportation-sponsored NCTR research projects that concluded in fiscal years 2008–2010. The

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A Summary of Design, Policies and Operational Characteristics for Shared Bicycle/Bus Lanes

A Summary of Design, Policies and Operational Characteristics for Shared Bicycle/Bus Lanes

(Center Identification Number: 77937)  This report contains the results of an investigation of the design and operation of shared bicycle/bus lanes in municipalities in the United States and other countries. These lanes are designated for use by public transit buses, bicycles, and usually also for right-turning vehicles.

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Development of a Regional Public Transportation GIS Architecture and Data Model

(Center Identification Number: 77935)  Coordinated data sharing is important for government jurisdictions that overlap the same geographic area. For efficient planning and operations purposes, each jurisdiction should have knowledge of the other organizations’ activities that may affect them.

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