Archive for the Research Category

Programs That Match Seniors With Volunteer Drivers: Practical Recommendations for Organizations and Policy Makers

(Center Identification Number: 77717) Seniors need adequate transportation, not only to maintain their health and vitality, but also to stay active in the community and fully participate in life. Transportation is the essential link to basic services needed by the aging population. The problem that this research project

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TBEST Model Enhancements – Parcel Level Demographic Data Capabilities and Concepts for Park-and-Ride Modeling

(Center Identification Number: 77801) This initiative is intended to further enhance TBEST capabilities in two specific areas. First, this effort will develop a methodology for disaggregating zonal social demographic data to the parcel level so that more precision in the specification of transit stop walk to access

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Travel Assistant Device (TAD) to Aid Transit Riders with Special Needs

(Center Identification Number: 77711) The goal of the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act is to provide equal opportunity, full participation, and independence to persons with disabilities. The inability to travel, or the lack of knowledge in accessing the available transportation options, frequently translates into difficulty finding employment, seeking

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Guidelines and Performance Measures to Incorporate Transit and Other Multimodal Considerations into the FDOT DRI Review Process

(Center Identification Number: 77703)  FDOT staff participates in the review of developments of regional impact (DRIs) to evaluate impacts on the state transportation system using guidance in the FDOT “Site Impact Handbook” (Handbook). This review, via DRI Question 21, allows for the consideration of transit and other alternative

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