December 31, 2013
The report, which analyzes the D.C. Metro system, proposes that greater reliability of transit schedules could motivate more people to leave their vehicles at home and ride the bus.
December 19, 2013
Public policy makers should eliminate duplications and/or have high-performing transit agencies manage services for low-performing adjacent areas, report recommends.
June 4, 2013
Eighty percent of those surveyed agreed with the statement public transportation investment can help create jobs and pave the way to a stronger economy. However, public transportation scores its strongest support when discussing access to opportunities.
May 9, 2013
The research seeks to understand the effects of they agency's service restructuring on the transit agency and its performance as well as its impact on the community.
May 1, 2013
Draws upon empirical data from proprietary database of terrorist and serious criminal attacks against public surface transportation and from reviews of selected HSR systems, including onsite observations.
February 28, 2013
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and other experts are featured in a set of seven videos from a day-long workshop on the future of high-speed and intercity passenger rail.
July 5, 2012
The researchers believe one of the reasons the U.S. continues to lack a firm HSR policy framework is that advocates have not developed a few key, compelling arguments that politicians can coalesce behind to push for HSR development.
May 11, 2012
Five mechanisms are evaluated in depth, including tax increment financing, special assessment districts, transit impact fees, joint developments and air rights. The report includes policy recommendations.
March 23, 2012
Between 2000-2010, metropolitan areas with more vibrant downtowns experienced less sprawl. San Francisco, Miami, and New York experienced sprawl rates of less than 1%, while Memphis, Tenn., Tucson, Ariz., and Phoenix had sprawl rates greater than 10%.
March 15, 2012
Assesses the overall employment, education, and training needs associated with building and operating the state's high-speed rail network.
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