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Training Manual for Transit Service Planning and Scheduling

Public transportation, also called mass transit, or transit, is a shared surface transportation mode that provides mobility for the general public. It carries a higher number of passengers than automobiles, is more energy-efficient, produces a lower impact on the environment, promotes sustainable development, and supports economic growth.

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Estimating Costs and Benefits of Emissions Reduction Strategies for Transit by Extending the TRIMMS Model

(Center Identification Number: 77932) This study details the development of a series of improvements to the Trip Reduction Impacts of Mobility Management Strategies (TRIMMS™) model. TRIMMS now estimates a wider range of emission pollutants and incorporates a new module that evaluates the impact of land use strategies

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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

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Evaluating the State of Mobility Management and Human Service Transportation Coordination

(Center Identification Number: 77060-NCTR-NDSU05) The Federal Transit Administration and its partners have worked to build a transportation coordination infrastructure to improve community mobility. Recent efforts at coordinating human services transportation have focused on mobility management, emphasizing the needs of customers and using the assets of a number

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Investigation, Quantification, and Recommendations – Performance of Alternatively Fueled Buses

(Center Identification Number: 77956-00) The goal of this project was to continue consistent collection and reporting of data on the performance and costs of alternatively fueled public transit vehicles in the U.S. transit fleet in order to keep the Bus Fuels Fleet Evaluation Tool (BuFFeT; © University

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