Archive for the FY 2003 Final Reports Category

Analysis of Florida Transit Bus Accidents

(Center Identification Number: 527-11)  The safe operation of public transit vehicles is of utmost importance to the transit agency, its’ employees and passengers. Most transit agencies have hundreds of accidents per year. While each accident may be reviewed carefully as an individual incident, at many Florida transit

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Benchmark Rankings for Transit Systems in the United States

(Center Identification Number: 527-03)  Benchmarking is a well-established practice among public and private entities that are interested in improving their performance. Benchmarking allows agencies to measure their own performance against other similar agencies, assuming that similar types of data are maintained to allow for meaningful comparisons. The

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Design Elements of Effective Transit Information Materials

(Center Identification Number: 527-12)  This report presents the latest phase of research into public comprehension of printed transit information materials. Building on the findings of a study conducted in 2001, this study investigated in more detail how the general public perform in the planning of a transit

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Evaluation of USF Bio-Diesel Fueled Bull-Runner Service

(Center Identification Number: 527-01 Part 2)  Biodiesel is the name given to an alternative fuel used in place of and along with conventional petroleum diesel fuels. Biodiesel fuels are derived from sources including oils such as those found in rapeseed, corn, mustard, soybean, sunflower, macadamia, coconut, and

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