Archive for the Publications Category

Public Transportation Synthesis Series: Commuter Choice Managers and Parking Managers Coordination

(Center Identification Number: 473-13 part 4)  Shared-use park and ride represents a unique approach for addressing parking problems, and can offer substantial savings in land and development costs. One of the fundamental factors that determine the success of this approach is the level coordination that exists between

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Bus Rapid Transit – Phase I Preliminary Evaluation of the South Miami-Dade Busway in Miami, Florida

(Center Identification Number: 350-13)  One of the main goals of the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Demonstration Program is to determine the effects of 10 nationwide BRT demonstration projects through a scientific evaluation process. The FTA has designated the South Miami-Dade Busway as one

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Customer Surveying for Public Transit: A Design Manual for On-Board Surveys

(Center Identification Number: 416-08 part 3)  Presented is a best practices manual that describes the necessary steps in conducting a successful on-board survey of public transit customers. It was specifically developed for the public transit professional that has at least a rudimentary understanding of the purposes and

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Why People Cross Where They Do: The Role of the Street Environment

(Center Identification Number: 473-06)  This paper models the role of the street environment in how people cross roads in urban settings. Respondents were placed in real traffic conditions at the curbside of street blocks in the Tampa Bay area for a three-minute observation of the street environment.

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Repair Time Standards for Transit Vehicles

(Center Identification Number: 473-05)  Under contract with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) was asked to develop repair time standards for transit vehicles. This report identifies the process used to define the standards and identifies the actual time standards developed

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