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United States Federal Transit Administration

Works: 2,358 works in 3,834 publications in 1 language and 91,327 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Case studies  Directories  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Sponsor, Other, 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 439 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
Transit research & technology programs : directory of FY ... project awards( )

in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New paradigms for local public transportation organizations by Inc Cambridge Systematics( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 279 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
Fare policies, structures, and technologies by Daniel Fleishman( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 263 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
Report to Congress : review of the National Transit Database( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Livable communities initiative( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 235 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

Transit capacity and quality of service manual by DC) Transit Cooperative Research Program (Washington( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 220 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 by Sally D Liff( Book )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 214 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 project are managed by Donna L. Vlasak ... with assistance from Jon M. Williams ..."
Characteristics of urban transportation systems( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 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)
Track design handbook for light rail transit by Brinckerhoff, Quade & Douglas Parsons( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 201 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
Using public transportation to reduce the economic, social, and human costs of personal immobility by Ricardo Byrd( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report provides a method to define and measure the costs of personal immobility at a local level and contains a compendium of public transportation practices that address immobility, help reduce costs, and possibly provide economic benefits to both the riders and the larger community. The focus is on practices that assist people who need transportation to health care or who are transitioning from welfare to work. This report should be of interest to planners, decision makers, and social service and transportation providers. It should also serve as a resource to assist decision makers and transportation service providers in using their services more effectively to address the issue of personal immobility
Bus rapid transit practitioner's guide by Kittelson & Associates( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction -- Planning framework -- Estimating BRT ridership -- Component features, costs, and impacts -- System packaging, integration, and assessment -- Land development guidelines
Transportation security by McCormick Taylor (Firm)( Book )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member 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
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 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highway and rail transit tunnel inspection manual by United States( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member 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 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Bus rapid transit practitioner's guide
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


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

United States US Department of Transportation Federal Transit Administration



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