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United States Federal Transit Administration

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Works: 2,275 works in 3,590 publications in 1 language and 87,196 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Directories  Case studies  Handbooks, manuals, etc 
Roles: Sponsor, Contributor, Researcher, Publisher
Classifications: TA1001.5, 353
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Status of the nation's highways, bridges and transit, conditions and performance( )

in English and held by 398 WorldCat member 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 Transportation Research Board( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member 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( )

in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Safety management information statistics (SAMIS) ... annual report( )

in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transit research & technology 5-year plan by United States( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Livable communities initiative by United States( Book )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report to Congress review of the National Transit Database( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investing in the future counties respond to America's aging population & aging infrastructure by National Association of Counties( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member 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 215 WorldCat member 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
Characteristics of urban transportation systems( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The objective of this document is to provide a single source of sketch planning data on the most important performance characteristics of contemporary urban transportation systems in a format that lends itself to easy reference. This handbook does not deal explicitly with passenger demand, but assesses also the supply or performance characteristics of urban transportation systems, including the following: speed; capacity; operating costs; labor inputs; capital costs; energy consumption; emission of air pollutants; and, accident rates and costs. The following modes are discussed: rail transit (rapid, light, and commuter); bus transit; automobiles, trucks, and the highway system; high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes; and, automated guideway transit (AGT)
Synthesis of information related to transit problems( Book )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member 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 ..."
Building livable communities with transit : planning, developing, and implementing community-sensitive transit( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Track design handbook for light rail transit by V.A Herndon( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member 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 121 WorldCat member 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 )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member 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 )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The public transportation system security and emergency preparedness planning guide by John N Balog( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Better coordination of transportation and housing programs to promote affordable housing near transit( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highway and rail transit tunnel inspection manual( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Associated Subjects
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Alternative Names

controlled identityUnited States. Department of Transportation

controlled identityUnited States. Urban Mass Transportation Administration

Administración Federal de Transporte

Federal Transit Administration

Federal Transit Administration United States

FTA

Transit Administration

Transit Administration United States

United States. Department of Transportation. Federal Transit Administration

United States. Dept. of Transportation. Federal Transit Administration

United States Federal Transit Administration

United States Federal Transit Authority

United States Transit Administration

USA Department of Transportation Transit Administration

Languages
English (155)

Covers
The public transportation system security and emergency preparedness planning guide