Archive for the FY 2010 Final Reports Category

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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Analysis of Contracting for Fixed Route Bus Service

Analysis of Contracting for Fixed Route Bus Service

(Center Identification Number: 77923)   This study examines the potential for and issues surrounding private sector participation in providing public transportation in Florida. A comprehensive review of past studies and reports on the topic of contracting for service provides a valuable historical overview of data and trends as

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Enabling Cost-Effective Multimodal Trip Planners through Open Transit Data

Enabling Cost-Effective Multimodal Trip Planners through Open Transit Data

(Center Identification Number: 77926)  This study examined whether multimodal trip planners can be developed using open-source software and open data sources. OpenStreetMap (OSM), maintained by the non-profit OpenStreetMap Foundation, is an open, freely available international repository of geographic data that individuals contribute about their communities.

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