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United States Federal Transit Administration

Works: 2,299 works in 3,720 publications in 1 language and 90,479 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Directories  Schedules  Case studies  Handbooks and manuals 
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Classifications: TA1001.5, 388.40973
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Traveler response to transportation system changes by John E Evans( Book )
40 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,398 libraries worldwide
This chapter addresses traveler response to, and related impacts of, conventional bus transit routing alterations. Included are routing changes at both the individual route and system levels, new bus systems and system closures, bus system expansion and retrenchment, increases and decreases in geographic coverage, and routing and coverage changes made together with fare changes. This chapter covers the travel demand and related aspects of most types of service changes to local conventional bus operations. This chapter, Chapter 10, will be of interest to transit planning practitioners; educators and researchers; and professionals across a broad spectrum of transportation agencies, metropolitan planning organizations, and local, state, and federal government agencies
E-transit : electronic business strategies for public transportation by Mitretek Systems( Book )
33 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 499 libraries worldwide
This volume, Volume 3 of TCRP Report 84, presents the findings of Task 6, "Web-Based Training and Certification (WBT)," of Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Project J-09, "e-Transit: Electronic Business Strategies for Public Transportation." The research was designed to explore the potential of WBT to provide cost-effective, high-quality training to the transit industry
Status of the nation's highways, bridges and transit, conditions and performance ( file )
in English and held by 425 libraries worldwide
DOT submits the Conditions and Performance Report (C & P Report) to Congress biennially. This document is intended to provide Congress and other decision makers with an objective appraisal of highway, bridge, and transit finance, physical condition, operational performance, and future investment requirements. The report offers a comprehensive, factual background to support development and evaluation of legislative, program, and budget options at all levels of government
New paradigms for local public transportation organizations by Inc Cambridge Systematics( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
This is the second report published by the Transit Cooperative Research Program examining how new paradigms might be introduced into local public transportation. The report presents key ideas and principles that point the way to fundamental change. Examples are presented to illustrate how fundamental change has been introduced and sustained in other industries and businesses. The appendices address the process for change, with emphasis placed on the importance of organizations being proactive, rather than reactive
Transit research & technology programs directory of FY ... project awards ( file )
in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
Safety management information statistics (SAMIS) ... annual report ( serial )
in English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
Livable communities initiative by United States( Book )
6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Report to Congress review of the National Transit Database ( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Transit research & technology 5-year plan by United States( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
Transit capacity and quality of service manual by National Research Council (U.S.)( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
"TRB's Transit Cooperative Highway Research Program (TCRP) Report 165: Transit Capacity and Quality of Service Manual, Third Edition provides guidance on transit capacity and quality of service issues and the factors influencing both. The manual contains background, statistics, and graphics on the various types of public transportation, and it provides a framework for measuring transit availability, comfort, and convenience from the passenger and transit provider points of view. In addition, the manual includes quantitative techniques for calculating the capacity and other operational characteristics of bus, rail, demand-responsive, and ferry transit services, as well as transit stops, stations, and terminals. The CD-ROM that accompanies the manual provides PDF versions of all the publication's chapters for use on tablets and computers; links to all of the TCRP reports referenced in the manual; spreadsheets that help perform the calculations used in the bus, ferry, and rail transit capacity methods; and presentations that introduce the manual and its core material"--Publisher's description
Synthesis of information related to transit problems ( Book )
19 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
"This is a staff digest of the progress and status of TCRP Project J-7, "Synthesis of Information Related to Transit Problems," for which the Transportation Research Board is the agency conducting the research. Individual studies for the report are managed by Donna L. Vlasak ... with assistance from Jon Williams ..."
Track design handbook for light rail transit by V.A Herndon( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
TCRP report 155 provides guidelines and descriptions for the design of various common types of light rail transit (LRT) track. The track structure types include ballasted track, direct fixation ("ballastless") track, and embedded track. The report considers the characteristics and interfaces of vehicle wheels and rail, tracks and wheel gauges, rail sections, alignments, speeds, and track moduli. The report includes chapters on vehicles, alignment, track structures, track components, special track work, aerial structures/bridges, corrosion control, noise and vibration, signals, traction power, and the integration of LRT track into urban streets
Bus rapid transit practitioner's guide by Kittelson & Associates( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Introduction -- Planning framework -- Estimating BRT ridership -- Component features, costs, and impacts -- System packaging, integration, and assessment -- Land development guidelines
A citizen's quick reference guide to transportation decisionmaking ( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) wrote this guide to help citizens understand how decisions are made at the local, State, and national levels, in the transportation planning process
Transportation security by McCormick Taylor (Firm)( Book )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 525: Surface Transportation Security and TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Report 86: Public Transportation Security series publications have jointly published Guidelines for Transportation Emergency Training Exercises. The report is Volume 9 in each series. The report is designed to assist transportation agencies in developing drills and exercises in alignment with the National Incident Management System. The report describes the process of emergency exercise development, implementation, and evaluation. In addition, the available literature and materials to support transportation agencies such as state departments of transportation, traffic management centers, and public transportation systems are described
The public transportation system security and emergency preparedness planning guide by John N Balog( Book )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Better coordination of transportation and housing programs to promote affordable housing near transit ( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Mass transit : FTA needs to better define and assess impact of certain policies on New Starts program : report to congressional committees by United States( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Highway and rail transit tunnel inspection manual ( file )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
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