Archive for the FY 2005 Final Reports Category

Transit Ridership, Reliability, and Retention

(Center Identification Number: 77607)   This project explores two major components that affect transit ridership: travel time reliability and rider retention. It has been recognized that transit travel time reliability may have a significant impact on attractiveness of transit to many current and prospective riders. Accuracy of predictions of

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Creative Ways to Manage Paratransit Costs

(Center Identification Number: 77606)    As communities continue to move toward providing a wide range of public transportation services – often referred to as the “family of services” – one common concern is the rising costs of providing services, specifically those falling under the paratransit umbrella. Although paratransit services

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Moving the Bus Back into Traffic Safely – Signage and Lighting Configuration Phase 1

(Center Identification Number: 77610)   With an increase in the number of bus pull-out bays in Florida, a growing number of bus operators find that it is very difficult to merge back into traffic from a bus pull-out bay. Some transit agencies do not support building new bus pull-out

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Impact of Employer-based Programs on Transit System Ridership and Transportation System Performance

(Center Identification Number: 77605)     This document reports on a study that established a direct quantitative relationship between employer-based Transportation Demand Management (TDM) strategies and the performance of a transportation system. The study objectives were to develop a methodology for measuring the impacts of employer-based TDM programs on the

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