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Rural Transit eTool

The SURCOM research team publishes Rural Transit Fact Book each year since 2011. It is being initiated to provide information to assist the transit industry in the United States provide efficient and effective service to rural communities. Recently, the SURCOM research team developed a web application of Transit eTool for rural transit systems from the concept of Rural Transit Fact Book. This transit eTool uses agency level data from the Rural National Transit Database (NTD). In addition to national level data, statistics are presented by state, FTA region, tribe, and mode, as well as other agency characteristics. The intent of the Rural Transit eTool is to serve as a national resource for statistics and information on rural transit in America. This Transit eTool can be used by agency managers, local decision makers, state directors, the FTA, and lawmakers to assist in policy making, planning, managing operations, and evaluating performance.

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