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The American population continues to mature with an impending "aging tsunami" just a few years away. It is projected that by 2050, the number of Americans 65 years old or older will increase to more than 83 million, nearly double its current population of 43 million (U.S. Census 2014). Public transportation...

 

This study focuses on the qualitative and quantitative benefits of small urban and rural public transit systems in the United States. First, a thorough review of previous literature is presented. Then, a framework is developed which focuses on three main areas of transit benefits most relevant to rural...

 

This study was precipitated by legislative action which mandated two transit coordination pilot projects in North Dakota. The report summarizes implementation efforts that were underway by the North Dakota Department of Transportation and presents recommendations and funding options concerning the continuation...

 

This report draws on prior and ongoing research regarding the transportation needs of Native American and Alaska Native communities. It also presents information on existing tribal transit services, much of which was collected via a survey of the entities that have received 5311(c) tribal transit funding...

 

This research studies vehicle procurement decision-makers at public transportation agencies to determine which criteria, or supplier attributes, they perceive to be the most important when evaluating vehicle suppliers. Results indicate that the top five attributes were quality, reliability, after-sales...

 

This study analyzes economies of scale and density as a rationale for subsidizing transit agencies in small urban areas. A long-run cost model is estimated using data from 2006 to 2009 for 168 transit agencies that directly operated fixed-route bus service in small urban areas. Using vehicle revenue...

 

North Dakota's 2009 Legislature directed the North Dakota Department of Transportation to initiate two public transit regional coordination projects. NDDOT subsequently contracted with the Small Urban & Rural Transit Center to develop corresponding implementation plans. Regional steering committees...

 

Transportation is a vital issue for access to health care, especially in rural areas where travel distances are great and access to alternative modes such as transit is less prevalent. This study estimates the impacts of transportation and geography on utilization of health care services for older adults...

 

In October 2005, the Federal Transit Administration and the Small Urban & Rural Transit Center at North Dakota State University held a meeting with several transit industry representatives launching a project to examine the state of small transit vehicles. The scope of this paper is primarily focused...

 

This business plan includes an analysis of the current River Cities Public Transit services, organization, management, and vehicles and facilities. It also includes an analysis of the market for public transit in RCPT's eight-county region and how well RCPT serves that market. Finally, the plan includes...

 
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