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Transit Cooperative Research Program

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Works: 793 works in 1,989 publications in 1 language and 44,983 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Periodicals  Bibliography  Digests  Handbooks and manuals 
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Classifications: TA1001.5, 344
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New paradigms for local public transportation organizations by Inc Cambridge Systematics( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 283 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
Legal research digest by Airport Cooperative Research Program( )

in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 222 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
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 200 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 operator workstation evaluation and design guidelines : summary by H You( Book )

6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides scientifically validated design guidelines that ergonomically accommodate operators from the 5th percentile female to the 95th percentile male population. The design guidelines address all aspects of the bus operator workstation including the seat, steering assembly, pedals, instrument panels, farebox, and other equipment
Public transportation board effectiveness : a self-assessment handbook by Inc AECOM Consult( Book )

8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Integration of bicycles and transit : a synthesis of transit practice by Robert J Schneider( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 62: Integration of Bicycles and Transit examines how transit agencies may improve their existing services and assist other communities in developing new bicycle and transit services. Synthesis 62 updates TCRP Synthesis 4: Integration of Bicycles and Transit (1994)
Public transportation operating agencies as employers of choice by DC) Transit Cooperative Research Program (Washington( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Development of this toolkit was sponsored by the Transportation Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) and the Transportation Research Board (TRB). Watson Wyatt Worldwide (a global human resources consulting firm) and Focus Group Corporation worked with an expert panel selected by the CRB to develop the toolkit. The toolkit is based on research and information from a variety of sources, including input from transit employees and transit boards at selected agencies throughout the United States and Canada
Embracing change in a changing world : case studies applying new paradigms for rural and small urban transit service delivery by KFH Group( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report summarizes the findings of Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Project B-22A, "New Paradigms for Rural and Small Urban Transit Service Delivery." It will be of interest to individuals who provide public transportation in rural and small urban areas; local, regional, state, and federal planners and funders of these services; and the administrators of these programs at state departments of transportation. The findings, presented in the form of case studies, provide a valuable resource to professionals who may implement new concepts to improve public transportation in the community
Maintenance staffing levels for light rail transit by Richard Stanger( Book )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This synthesis documents light rail maintenance staffing practices and factors important in their development at U.S. transit agencies. It covers the areas of maintenance functions, new light rail start-up, and management in attempting to give better insight into the variables affecting maintenance staffing. This topic is of interest to transit managers of existing light rail transit (LRT) operations and those involved in the planning or implementing of new LRT lines. It is also of interest to agency directors or general managers and executive or board members who need to understand how the industry accomplishes system maintenance
On-board and intercept transit survey techniques by Bruce Schaller( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This synthesis documents and summarizes transit agencies experiences with planning and implementing on-board and intercept surveys. On-board and intercept surveys used throughout the report refer to self-administered surveys distributed on board buses and railcars, and in stations, as well as interviews conducted in these environments. The report provides an overview of industry practices and covers a broad range of issues addressed in planning a given survey. This topic is of interest to transit agency staff responsible for market research in their agency. They can use this report to learn from and compare their experiences with the experiences of other agencies
Strategic planning and management in transit agencies by Judson J Lawrie( Book )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This synthesis provides information for transit and transportation professionals who seek to address planning and management issues in the transit industry. This document is intended for internal management decision makers; general managers and agency board members. It might offer external stakeholders such as local governments and businesses, as well as the public, increased awareness in helping define a transit agencys role and responsibilities to the community, thus aiding the development of outside support for an agencys mission
Practices in no-show and late cancellation policies for ADA paratransit by Rosemary G Mathias( Book )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This synthesis documents current and innovative practices of U.S. transit agencies in the development and implementation of passenger no-show and late cancellation policies for paratransit programs operated under the regulatory requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). It describes how some policies are administered, the community response, and their effectiveness in small, medium, and large transit agencies surveyed. It examines policies both as a way to improve system productivity, efficiency, and capacity, and as a means to better serve riders with disabilities who may experience difficulties with the advance reservation aspect of most ADA complementary paratransit operations. This topic is of interest to transit agencies that are responsible for providing ADA complementary paratransit that is efficient, cost-effective, and responsive to customer needs. It is also of interest to the disability community and other stakeholders who are concerned about having access to transportation services that are efficient, cost-effective, and appropriate for customer needs
Center truck performance on low-floor light rail vehicles by Trevor Griffin( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guidebook for developing and sharing transit bus maintenance practices by John J Schiavone( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report should be of interest to transit bus maintenance managers and others interested in the development of written transit bus maintenance procedures, or "practices," and the sharing of these practices with others in the transit industry. The report provides guidance on how to develop effective transit bus maintenance practices tailored to one's local operating environment. It provides seven sample practices developed using the guidance. Complementing this report is an on-line Web Board sponsored by the Transportation Research Board's Committee on Transit Fleet Maintenance. This Web Board allows transit agencies to post their maintenance practices for others to review, revise as necessary for their own operating conditions, and use. The report provides instructions on how to access the Web Board, use it to develop maintenance practices, and share these practices among transit agencies
Fixed-route transit ridership forecasting and service planning methods by Daniel K Boyle( Book )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 66: Fixed-Route Transit Ridership Forecasting and Service Planning Methods examines the state of the practice in fixed-route transit ridership forecasting and service planning. The report also explores forecasting methodologies, resource requirements, data inputs, and organizational issues. In addition, the report analyzes the impacts of service changes and reviews transit agency assessments of the effectiveness and reliability of their methods and of desired improvements
Methods of rider communication by Carol L Schweiger( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bus transit service in land development planning by Mary Kay Christopher( Book )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 67: Bus Transit Service in Land Development Planning examines successful strategies that assist in the incorporation of bus transit service into land developments, as well as the challenges that transit agencies face when attempting to do so. The report also explores the state of the practice regarding the use and components of transit agency development guidelines
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 )

8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 87 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
 
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Bus rapid transit practitioner's guide
Alternative Names

controlled identityNational Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board

National Research Council Transportation Research Board. Transit Cooperative Research Program

National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board. Transit Cooperative Research Program

TCRP

Transit Cooperative Highway Research Program

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