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United States Federal Transit Administration

Works: 2,249 works in 3,573 publications in 1 language and 82,908 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Case studies  Directories 
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 371 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
Track design handbook for light rail transit by V.A Herndon( )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 333 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
Transportation security by McCormick Taylor (Firm)( )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New paradigms for local public transportation organizations by Transportation Research Board( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 292 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
Highway and rail transit tunnel inspection manual ( )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fare policies, structures, and technologies by Daniel Fleishman( Book )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
TCRP Report 94: Fare Policies, Structures and Technologies: Update identifies, describes, and evaluates key fare structures, policies, and technologies that are being considered by transit agencies, with a focus on their impact on customers, operations management, and effective and equitable fare integration. The report includes data on fare structures, policy-making procedures, and ongoing efforts to implement fare technology. This report provides guidance on making decisions related to fare policies, structures, and technologies. It includes practical information that can be readily used by transit professionals and policy makers in fare-related planning and decision making. This report updates information presented in TCRP Reports 10 and 32 and presents the latest developments and research results related to fare policy and technology issues
Bus rapid transit practitioner's guide by Kittelson & Associates( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduction -- Planning framework -- Estimating BRT ridership -- Component features, costs, and impacts -- System packaging, integration, and assessment -- Land development guidelines
Safety management information statistics (SAMIS) ... annual report ( )
in English and held by 234 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 224 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
Synthesis of information related to transit problems ( Book )
21 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 222 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 ..."
Transit research & technology programs directory of FY ... project awards ( )
in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Transit research & technology 5-year plan by United States( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Characteristics of urban transportation systems ( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 211 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)
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 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Building livable communities with transit : planning, developing, and implementing community-sensitive transit ( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The role of transit in creating livable metropolitan communities ( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Combines guidelines and case studies to provide a comprehensive approach for improving community livability and transit ridership in the United States
The public transportation system security and emergency preparedness planning guide by John N Balog( )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Report to Congress review of the National Transit Database ( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Bridges Bus lines--Planning Couch, Robert M., Executive impoundment of appropriated funds Expenditures, Public Export-Import Bank of the United States.--Board of Directors Federal aid to transportation Finance Government National Mortgage Association Grants-in-aid Infrastructure (Economics)--Finance Local transit Local transit--Accidents Local transit--Fares Local transit--Finance Local transit--Finance--Law and legislation Local transit--Government policy Local transit--Planning Local transit--Research Local transit--Safety measures Local transit--U.S. states--Safety measures Management Massachusetts--Boston Padilla, Christopher A.--(Christopher Alan), Rafiekian, Bijan, Railroads--Finance Railroads--Passenger traffic--Safety measures Railroads--Safety measures Railroad tracks--Design and construction Railroad tunnels--Inspection Roads Sánchez, Francisco Juan, Simpson, James S., Street-railroads--Finance Subways--Finance Transportation accidents Transportation and state Transportation--Capital investments Transportation--Finance Transportation--Planning Transportation--Safety measures Transportation--Security measures Tunnels--Inspection United States United States.--Bureau of Industry and Security United States.--Department of Housing and Urban Development United States.--Department of the Treasury.--Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions United States.--Federal Transit Administration United States.--Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Urban transportation
Alternative Names

controlled identity United States. Department of Transportation

controlled identity United States. Urban Mass Transportation Administration

Federal Transit Administration
Federal Transit Administration United States
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
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