Archive for the Research Category

National Smart Transportation Archive Researcher Best Practices Guide

(Center Identification Number: 77604)  The objective of the National Smart Transportation Archive Researcher (NSTAR) is to develop an online, updatable, easily searchable database of case studies reliably documenting the effective use of transportation demand management (TDM) strategies to reduce vehicle miles traveled (VMT) and single occupant vehicle (SOV)

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Finding Ways to Reduce Insurance and Bonding Costs for Major Transit Projects

(Center Identification Number: 77602)   The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) asked the National Center for Transit Research (NCTR) at the University of South Florida to investigate the reasons behind the rising costs in insurance and bonding for transit projects and identify ways that transit agencies can minimize

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Development of Repair Time Standards for Engine and Transmission (Power Plant) Replacement of Transit Vehicles

(Center Identification Number: 31009) This project is the continuation of the successful Repair Time Standards research initiative started two years ago to establish accurate repair time standards for vehicles in public transit systems. During this third phase the engine removal and replacement system were studied and evaluated. Standards

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