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Transit research and technology programs

Transit research and technology programs

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Published by The Administration in Washington, DC (400 Seventh St., SW, Washington 20590) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Local transit -- Ridership -- Research -- United States.,
  • Local transit -- Technological innovations -- United States.,
  • Urban transportation policy -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementU.S. Department of Transporattion, Federal Transit Administration.
    ContributionsUnited States. Federal Transit Administration.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[10] p. :
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17700245M

      Transit agencies in rural areas may also face connectivity challenges since ITS must reliably transmit data, such as vehicle location, between various systems. The Department of Transportation offers technical assistance programs, training, and webinars on ITS, but many of the local transit agencies we looked at didn’t know about these resources.   As a foundational research project of the Federal Transit Administration, the GeoGraphics Laboratory at Bridgewater State College has developed of a web-based transit technology prototype focused on the needs of the consumer to access safe and secure transit service while also providing for enhanced personal productivity and travel assistance while on-board the transit vehicle and [ ].

    Sean J. Barbeau. “Travel Assistance Device: Increasing Ridership of Fixed-Route Transit By Utilizing GPS-Enabled Cell Phones,” American Public Transportation Association Research & Technology Committee Meeting, May 3 rd, , Seattle, WA. Sean J. Barbeau, Mark Sheppard. Transit Trainers’ Workshop – CANCELED April , Kansas City, MO Transit Trainers’ Workshop is the only national event focused on training in the Transit industry. Over transit professionals involved in human resources, operations, maintenance, and safety training attend the workshop each year.

    A new book co-authored by Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris, professor of urban planning at UCLA Luskin, takes a novel and critical look at the effects of compact development around urban transit systems. “Transit-Oriented Displacement or Community Dividends? Understanding the Effects of Smarter Growth on Communities” (MIT Press), is the work of Loukaitou-Sideris and Karen Chapple, professor of. The National Academy of Sciences is a private, nonprofit, self-perpetuating society of distinguished scholars engaged in scientific and engineering research, dedicated to the furtherance of science and technology and to their use for the general welfare. On the authority of the charter granted to it by the Congress in , the Academy has a mandate that requires it to advise the federa lFile Size: KB.


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