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TRB Transport: Public Transportation, Volume 3: Management, Performance, and Quality of Service - TRB’s Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2649 consists of 13 papers that explore public transportation, including: Train Overcrowding: Investigation of the Provision of Better Information to Mitigate the Issues Use of Automated Vehicle Location Data for Route- and Segment-Level Analyses of Bus Route Reliability and Speed Effect of Fare Policies on ...
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Transit supply chain - Transportation For America - t4america.org - The supply chain for public transportation is as deep as it is wide, touching every corner of the country and employing thousands of Americans who produce everything from tracks, to seats, windows, c… Tweeted by @T4America https://twitter.com/T4America/status/939495084344729600
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LA Metro construction unearths mammoth fossils - scpr.org - As part of the crew digging a subway extension under the streets of Los Angeles, Ashley Leger always keeps her safety gear close by. When her phone buzzes, she quickly dons a neon vest, hard hat and …
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3 Policy Fixes That Could Dramatically Reduce Transportation Emissions - usa.streetsblog.org - Toward the end of last year, the U.S. transportation sector surpassed electric power as the nation’s largest source of greenhouse gas emissions. At Bloomberg, Tom Randall writes that the Trump admini…
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Old Data and Nashville Transit Expansion - I’ve been thinking about the transit expansion plan for Nashville for a while now and even made this network and density map a few weeks ago but hadn’t written about it yet.  I think it was partly to see what happened and also what more opposition would say and how they’d be rebuffed. I generally ignore most libertarian sentiment that’s printed whether its from Cato or Reason because it really doesn’t matter to me what O’Toole or Cox or their ilk s...
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TRB Bikes & Peds: Bicycles - TRB’s Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2662 consists of 19 papers that explore bicycle transportation, including: Comparing Crowdsourced Near-Miss and Collision Cycling Data and Official Bike Safety Reporting Where Do Bikeshare Bikes Actually Go? Analysis of Capital Bikeshare Trips with GPS Data Bicycle Backlash: Qualitative Examination of Aggressive Driver–Bicyclist Interactions Low-Stress Bicycle Network Mapping...
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TRB Transport: Sixth National Bus Rapid Transit Conference: Submit Abstracts by December 15, 2017 - TRB is sponsoring the 6th National Bus Rapid Transit Conference (BRT) from June 18-20, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. The conference focuses on all aspects of BRT, including but not limited to the evolution of BRT; funding construction, maintenance, and operations; planning; synergies between BRT and managed lanes; international systems; current research and innovation; technological improv...
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TRB Transport: Transit Safety and Oversight Spotlight: November 2017 - The U.S. Federal Transit Administration has released their monthly newsletter about the latest transit safety issues. This edition features information about: A joint workshop between State Safety Oversight and Rail Transit Agencies Chicago Transit Authority's safety management system pilot Safety rulemaking and guidance
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TRB Transport: Public Transportation, Volume 1: Urban and Rural Bus Services - TRB’s Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2647 consists of 17 papers that explore bus services, including: Effect of Regional Characteristics on Injury Severity in Local Bus Crashes: Use of Hierarchical Ordered Model Real-Time Bus-Holding Control Strategy to Reduce Passenger Waiting Time San Pablo, California, Corridor Rapid Service: Planning and 10 Years of Operation...
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TRB Transport: Exploring the Costs of Electrification for California’s Transit Agencies - The Institute for Transportation Studies at the University of California, Davis has released a report that identifies the key issues of electric bus adoption and assesses strategic investments in new vehicle technologies. The California Air Resources Board is considering regulatory changes that would require transit buses to be zero-emissions by 2040, even though it is possible that transitioning to el...
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