Tag: Bus

Real-Time Bus Tracking and Customer Information in New York City: MTA’s Open Approach to Doing it Faster and Cheaper

UPDATED Webinar Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2011, 1:00pm-2:00pm EST Webinar Description: This Webinar will explain Metropolitan Transit Authority’s (MTA) approach to developing its real-time bus tracking and customer information system (branded “MTA Bus Time”) for its fleet of 6,000 buses and 2.5 million daily, bus riders in New York City.  Mr. Michael Frumin will discuss …

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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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Addition of Bike Racks and Lockers at Seattle Bus and Light Rail Stations

-Seattle’s Sound Transit is planning to add 200 spaces for bikes and 173 bike lockers at eleven transit stations and centers around Seattle. -According to Sound Transit, the lockers can hold one bike and each rack can hold at least eight bikes. -The bike spaces and lockers will be used by those transit riders trying …

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