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The objective of this study is to develop a model for estimating demand for rural demand-response transit services for the general public. Lack of data for demand-response service characteristics and geographic coverage has limited the development of such models. This study developed two models for estimating...

 

The objectives of this study are to identify data needs for assessing demand-response transit (DRT) level of service, develop a data collection tool for obtaining those data, and develop a method for assessing DRT levels of service and prioritizing needs for service improvements. A survey was developed...

 

Advances in computers, telecommunications, and information system technologies have led to the development of a wide range of applications that can improve the efficiency and quality of service for all forms of transportation, including public transit. These developments provide additional tools to help...

 

This report describes a framework of software extensions that could be added to modest-priced scheduling software to improve the scheduling effectiveness for small to medium size paratransit agencies. The operations at nine paratransit agencies at various locations around the country were observed and...

 

Determining the optimal form of service where economic realities and the desire for a high level of customer service must find balance is one of the most difficult challenges facing providers of community transportation. Accurately estimating the impacts of changes in service policy in terms of ridership...

 

James River Transit is a paratransit system serving the Jamestown community. It provided 50,180 one-way rides in 2000 and 45,100 one-way rides in 2001 while traveling 130,476 miles and 129,118 miles for those years, respectively. The system operates seven days per week and its ridership may warrant some...

 

The study surveyed small to medium size agencies, ranging from 700 to 17,000 trips per month. The results clearly indicated that all of the agencies in this range benefited from low cost computer software for the purposes of making trip reservations, scheduling trips, dispatching trips, record keeping...

 

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 included a requirement that public entities operating fixed route transportation services for the general public also must provide complementary paratransit service to persons unable to use the fixed route system. When this service is required, the ADA...

 
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