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In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic created various economic, environmental, and social challenges, and public transportation was one of the primary and necessary services that were disrupted by the pandemic. Ridership demand decreased dramatically due to lockdown, many people working from home, and people...

 

The current pandemic has affected the lives of all Americans. Rural communities are particularly vulnerable because of a lack of mobility services and the great distances individuals must travel for healthcare and other needs. Nearly five million veterans live in rural communities, representing 57% of...

 

This study examines public opinion toward transit during the COVID-19 pandemic, changes in rider behavior, and responses by transit agencies. This was accomplished through two surveys. First, a survey of transit riders and the public was conducted to examine response to the pandemic. It focused on the...

 

This study examines public opinion toward transit during the COVID-19 pandemic. This was accomplished through topic modeling using social media posts on Twitter. Results showed how discussion regarding public transit changed during the first several months of 2020. This study also shared lessons learned...

 

The objectives of this research are to study the demographic indicators of tribal communities that relate to transportation needs, describe and evaluate existing tribal transit operations and funding, and examine the role of transit in livability and quality of life in tribal communities in the United...

 

The National Transit Institute (NTI) contracted with the Small Urban and Rural Transit Center located within the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute at North Dakota State University to complete a survey to assess the immediate training needs of rural and small urban transit agencies. The immediate...

 

This document contains a report based on two online surveys conducted by the Small Urban and Rural Transit Center (SURTC), Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute, NDSU, during the 2019 spring semester. The first survey captured the NDSU student experience with Metro Area Transit (MATBUS) and students'...

 

Bicycle and scooter use entails significant safety and health risks. News stories have described the reckless behavior of users across the United States with the emergence of micromobility options. This paper investigates risky behaviors associated with U.S. bicycle and scooter riding adults. Two separate...

 

Achieving and maintaining public transportation rolling stocks in a state of good repair is very crucial to providing safe and reliable services to riders. Transit agencies that seek federal grants must also keep their transit assets in a state of good repair. Therefore, transit agencies in small urban...

 

This study was conducted to provide the Oklahoma Transit Association and state policy makers with information that will allow them to plan for mobility challenges and address coming greater mobility needs stemming from population growth and changes in the state’s demographics. In this study, we constructed...

 
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