Transit: Management, Technology, and Planning 2008

This collection of 21 papers is concerned with the management, technology, and planning of public transit. Specific topics discussed are as follows: use of smart card data to define public transit use; innovative public/private cooperation for urban transport; modeling the impact of transit operator fleet size; bus deployment strategies and automatic vehicle location to improve bus service reliability; a fleet-size model for light rail and bus rapid transit systems; a data archiving and mining system for transit service improvements; a public transit simulation model for optimal synchronized transfers; smart card transaction data for transit demand modeling; smart parking linked to transit; identifying feasible locations for rail transit stations; a public transit system based on flexible routes; carsharing; a model for evaluating community suitability for transit investments; innovative planning and financing strategies for a downtown circulator bus route; links between transit ridership and gasoline prices; land use-based transit planning; transit-oriented development's effect on transit ridership; safety analysis of road surface transit; and transportation policy effect on public transit.


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  • Accession Number: 01116562
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9780309113359
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Dec 1 2008 8:46AM