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Customized Sampling Plans: A Guide to Alternative Sampling Techniques for National Transit Database Reporting

(Center Identification Number: 527-05)  For estimating the system total unlinked passenger trips and passenger miles of a fixed-route bus system for the National Transit Database (NTD), the FTA approved sampling plans may either over sample or do not yield FTA’s required confidence and precision levels for the

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2003 Transportation Management Association Survey

(Center Identification Number: 526-10)  This report provides the results of a survey that was conducted in the Spring of 2003, inviting all TMAs in the United States and Canada to participate. A total of 97 out of approximately 146 know American TMAs participated and 7 out of

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Worksite Trip Reduction Model and Manual

(Center Identification Number: 473-14)  According to Institute of Transportation Engineers, assessing the trip reduction claims from transportation demand management (TDM) programs is an issue for estimating future traffic volumes from trip generation data. To help assess those claims, a Worksite Trip Reduction Model and Manual was produced

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Public Transportation Synthesis Series: TDM in Europe – a Synthesis of Research Findings

(Center Identification Number: 473-13 part 3)  This report contains information on TDM strategies in the EU, specifically, but not limited to, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and Belgium. In addition, Europe’s attitude toward TDM, as a journey rather than a destination significantly differs from the attitude about

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Public Transportation Synthesis Series: Fare, Free, or Something in Between?

(Center Identification Number: 473-13 part 2) The following synthesis offers information as to the impact, cost, advantages, and disadvantages of implementing system wide fare-free policies in various transit systems. Information was gathered through the documented results of research done on case studies of fare-free experiments, and from

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