Archive for the FY 2012 Final Reports Category

Evaluation of Camera-Based Systems to Reduce Transit Bus Side Collisions – Phase II

(Center Identification Number: 77940) The sideview camera system has been shown to eliminate blind zones by providing a view to the driver in real time. In order to provide the best integration of these systems, an integrated camera-mirror system (hybrid system) was developed and tested. Traditional aftermarket

Read more

Implementing Transit Coordination in North Dakota Pilot Regions

This project was designed to facilitate further regional transit coordination in North Dakota as mandated by the 2009 Legislature when it enacted Senate Bill No. 2223.  The intent of the bill was to coordinate the provision of public transportation services, reduce fragmentation and duplication, and increase effectiveness

Read more

Improving Value of Travel Time Savings Estimation for More Effective Transportation Project Evaluation

Estimates of value of time (VOT) and value of travel time savings (VTTS) are critical elements in benefit-cost analyses of transportation projects and in developing congestion pricing policies. In addition, differences in VTTS among various modes of transportation can provide information to planners and others on the

Read more