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Economics of Travel Demand Management: Comparative Cost Effectiveness and Public Investment

(Center Identification Number: 77704)  The 2006 Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) Program Interim Guidance provides explicit guidelines to program effectiveness assessment and benchmarking by calling for a quantification of benefits, as well as disbenefits, resulting from emission reduction strategies for project selection and evaluation. The objective

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Development of Comprehensive Guidance on Obtaining Service Consumed Data for NTD

(Center Identification Number: 77723)  This document proposes The National Transit Database Sampling Manual. It is developed for the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to replace its current guidance (circulars 2710.1A and 2710.2A) to transit agencies on how they may estimate service consumed data through random sampling for the National

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An Evaluation of Public Transportation Productivity Trends and Funding Challenges

Center Identification Number (77712) This research project will explore industry cost trends focusing on productivity and efficiency changes and underlying causes. This will be complemented by an exploration of how public transportation is and might be positioned to sustain public support in an era of increased competition

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