Category Archive: TCRP Reports

TCRP seeks input on web-based feedback tools

A new study from the Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) is looking at how transit agencies can use web-based tools including online polls and surveys, social media, mobile applications, and crowdsourcing to gather feedback from customers and other stakeholders. The project team is inviting transit operators to participate in a survey about their current and future uses …

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Two New Webinars from Rutgers University’s National Transit Institute

Rutgers’s National Transit Institute will be hosting two, free webinars in August and September. The webinars will be based on findings from the TCRP Research Results Digest 103 and TCRP Synthesis SB-20, respectively. Webinar Title: Sustainable Public Transportation: Environmentally Friendly Mobility Report on the International Transit Studies Program Mission Webinar Date: Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 2:00 …

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TCRP Legal Research Digest 37 – Legal Arrangements for Use and Control of Real-Time Data

This issue of the Legal Research Digest discusses the legal importance of real-time data usage to over 6,000 transit agencies in the United States. Technological advancements in the collection and distribution of real-time data have thus raised some issues regarding the ownership of such data, as well as the implications of advertising and releasing data …

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TCRP Synthesis 91: Use and Deployment of Mobile Device Technology for Real-Time Transit Information

TCRP Synthesis 91 discusses the new trend in which transit agencies are taking part in utilizing mobile device applications to provide real-time, travel information. Considering that the provision of customer information is valuable in determining transit service success and encouraging its use, the availability of real-time data underscores its potential to attract more riders. Since …

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TCRP Report 147: A Toolkit for Estimating Demand for Rural Intercity Bus Services

This report introduces a sketch-planning guide and CD-ROM-based toolkit that forecasts demand for rural intercity bus service.  Moreover, there are several methods utilized by the toolkit to gauge demand, and the report discusses some important considerations when using such estimations. To read the full report, please click here. The toolkit can be downloaded as an …

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