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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...

 

Population growth in western North Dakota from those seeking employment in the oil industry has led to substantial increases in personal income and transit ridership. Local survey findings noted that population growth has impacted the quality of life by increasing pressure on infrastructure and increasing...

 

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...

 

The built environment consists of everything humanly made, arranged, or maintained (Bartuska and Young 1994). In relation to travel behavior, there has been a focus on improving our understanding of how the built environment influences one's travel mode choice. Planners need evidence showing how land...

 

The study involved collecting and reporting information on the travel behavior of UND students; collecting and reporting information on their preferences and attitudes toward campus shuttle services; analyzing shuttle service passenger trip data; evaluating existing shuttle services; and providing both...

 

Understanding the attitudes and perceptions of a community's members towards public transportation is valuable when designing and delivering service. In this paper, the design and descriptive statistics for the first two waves of a longitudinal study of students enrolled at North Dakota State University...

 

Rising fuel prices have led to significant increases in costs for public transit agencies. A possible benefit from higher gas prices, though, is an increase in public transit ridership. This study estimates the effects of gas prices on bus ridership by employing a variety of models. Since the price of...

 

Biodiesel is a naturally grown, alternative fuel source. It's a cleaner burning fuel than traditional fossil fuels and therefore substantially reduces emissions of pollutants, such as air toxins and hydrocarbons. It also provides significant reductions in greenhouse gases that cause global warming. The...

 

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...

 

Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM) is a major employer in the Fargo-Moorhead area. A transit survey was developed to determine faculty and staff transportation needs and to explore options and opportunities in meeting those needs. A letter was then emailed asking MSUM faculty and staff to participate...

 
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