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Archive for the FY 2009 Final Reports Category

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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Assessing Air Quality Impacts of Managed Lanes

(Center Identification Number: 6402-1041-00) Impacts on transit bus performance and air quality were investigated for a case study high-occupancy / toll (HOT) lane project on a corridor of I-95 near Miami.

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Developing a Framework for a Toolkit for Carbon Footprint that Integrates Transit (C-FIT)

Developing a Framework for a Toolkit for Carbon Footprint that Integrates Transit (C-FIT)

(Center Identification Number: 77909) The purpose of this research was to evaluate five transportation planning processes used in Florida to determine how greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions considerations can be incorporated into the processes.

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Moving the Bus Safely Back Into Traffic Phase II

Moving the Bus Safely Back Into Traffic Phase II

(Center Identification Number: 77910) The difficulty experienced by transit buses in moving back into traffic safely from bus pullout bays has become a serious problem due to potential hazards between buses merging from the pullout bays and the surrounding traffic.

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Travel Assistance Device Deployment to Transit Agencies

Travel Assistance Device Deployment to Transit Agencies

The ability to travel where and when one desires is a basic requirement for independent living that most people take for granted. To travel independently, a transit rider practices at least 23 skills including finding the route, arriving at the correct stop on time, and determining when to exit at destination.

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