Archive for the Final Report Abstracts Category

Estimating Costs and Benefits of Emissions Reduction Strategies for Transit by Extending the TRIMMS Model

Estimating Costs and Benefits of Emissions Reduction Strategies for Transit by Extending the TRIMMS Model

(Center Identification Number: 77932)  This study details the development of a series of improvements to the Trip Reduction Impacts of Mobility Management Strategies (TRIMMS™) model. TRIMMS now estimates a wider range of emission pollutants and incorporates a new module that evaluates the impact of land use strategies

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Tracking Costs of Alternatively Fueled Buses in Florida

Tracking Costs of Alternatively Fueled Buses in Florida

(Center Identification Number: 77927)  The goal of the current project is to establish a recording and reporting mechanism for collecting field data on the performance and costs of alternatively fueled public transit vehicles operating in Florida in order to assist policy makers with their decisions regarding maintenance resources

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Expanding the Google Transit Feed Specification to Support Operations and Planning

Expanding the Google Transit Feed Specification to Support Operations and Planning

(Center Identification Number: 77902)  The development of Google’s free online transit trip planner has been one of the most exciting developments in transit for many years. Transit agencies that store trip information into a specific file format (the General Transit Feed Specification) and forward the data to

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TBEST Model Enhancements – Parcel Level Demographic Data Capabilities and Exploration of Enhanced Trip Attraction Capabilities

TBEST Model Enhancements – Parcel Level Demographic Data Capabilities and Exploration of Enhanced Trip Attraction Capabilities

(Center Identification Number: 77801)   FDOT, in pursuit of its role to assist in providing public transportation services in Florida, has made a substantial research investment in a travel demand forecasting tool for public transportation known as Transit Boardings Estimation and Simulation Tool (TBEST).

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