Archive for the Research Category

Exploring Opportunities to Expand Public Transportation Services in Florida Through Potential Private Sector Participation: Phase I – Analysis of Contracting for Fixed Route Bus Service

(Center Identification Number:  77923) The objective of this research project is to investigate, document, analyze, and synthesize previous privatization efforts for providing fixed route public transportation services in Florida and the U.S. Additionally, the research project will identify potential criteria to be used by policy-makers in deciding

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Public Transit Regional Coordination Pilot Projects-Scope

(Center Identification Number: 79050-02 A) Principal Investigators Jill Hough, Ph.D. Small Urban and Rural Transit Center Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute North Dakota State University Fargo, North Dakota jill.hough@ndsu.edu Jeremy Mattson Small Urban and Rural Transit Center Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute North Dakota State University Fargo,

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Project UCARE: Uniform Cost Accounting and Reporting Elements for Transportation Demand Management Programs

(Center Identification Number: 77922) The primary objective of Project UCARE (Uniform Cost Accounting and Reporting Elements) is to develop and test a candidate reporting system which will accumulate commuter assistance program industry financial and operating results by uniform categories. The system is to be designed so that

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Florida Bus Maintenance Staffing Practices

(Center Identification Number: 77924) This project will focus on the staffing practices of the maintenance departments of Florida transit agency bus maintenance departments. The availability of an adequate transit bus fleet is a key element for a transit agency’s ability to provide high quality, reliable, and safe

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