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Uses of Social Media in Public Transportation
Available in: Category: Management and Administration,Transit Operations Publish Date: 01/01/2012
TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 99: Uses of Social Media in Public Transportation examines the ways that transit agencies use social media and what strategies of engagement seem to be the most successful.

National RTAP has a print copy of this report available for loan.  If you would like to borrow it, email us at info@nationalrtap.org.

Using Census Data for Transportation Applications: Summary of a Conference
Available in: Category: Statistics and Data,Planning and Design Publish Date: 04/22/2013
TRB Conference Proceedings on the Web 10: Using Census Data for Transportation Applications: Summary of a Conference is the summary of an October 2011 conference covering the use of census data in transportation planning.



Using GIS to Improve Tribal Safety: Applications, Trends, and Implementation Dimensions
Available in: Category: Safety and Security,Statistics and Data,Transit Operations,Rider Groups Publish Date: 09/01/2018
This study investigated the potential of new advances in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to enhance the collection, availability and use of transportation safety related information. This investigation resulted in development of several promising GIS applications for tribal use, identified spatial analytic approaches to understanding tribal safety trends, and explored a framework for considering GIS implementation within the context and culture of Tribal independence and governance.  Readers will lean about safety stories, story maps, data sovereignty framework indicators and safety information portals.

Using Pictograms to Make Transit Easier to Navigate for Customers with Communication Barriers
Available in: Category: Rider Groups Publish Date: 01/01/2012
TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Report 59: Using Pictograms to Make Transit Easier to Navigate for Customers with Communication Barriers studies how using pictograms in bus transit can assist people with cognitive and physical disabilities, as well as passengers with little to no English.

Using Public Transportation to Reduce the Economic, Social, and Human Costs of Personal Immobility
Available in: Category: Management and Administration,Mobility Management Publish Date: 01/01/1999
TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Report 49: Using Public Transportation to Reduce the Economic, Social, and Human Costs of Personal Immobility examines strategies to address mobility issues in transit, reduce costs, and give value to the community.

Utilizing Information Technology in Innovative Marketing Approaches for Public Transportation
Available in: Category: Management and Administration,Transit Operations Publish Date: 03/12/2010
The objective of this CUTR study on Utilizing Information Technology in Innovative Marketing Approaches for Public Transportation is to scan the internet and other information technology sources to identify innovative marketing techniques in the public transportation industry. The investigation led to the uses, applications, marketing and communications potential of social media for the public transportation and Transportation Demand Management industries. The study provides tools, a guidebook and dedicated website, for transit agencies to use the various social media for their own tailored marketing approaches. Social media tools addressed in the study include social networks, weblogs, audio/video blogs, microblogs, photo and video sharing, and user-generated content. In each, s...

Value Capture: Capitalizing on the Value Created by Transportation
Available in: Category: Management and Administration Publish Date: 08/01/2019
Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Value Capture: Capitalizing on the Value Created by Transportation provides information for State DOTs and local public agencies to consider implementing value capture. It covers value capture techniques and features, including developer contributions, transportation utility fees, special taxes and fees, tax increment financing, joint development, and naming rights. It includes options for making the business case for value capture, as well as overviews of the regulatory framework involved and risk management. Several rural case studies and examples are provided. The report includes a table of traditional and innovative transit funding sources and financing approaches.

Vehicle Maintenance: Reducing the Cost of Fuel Consumption
Available in: Hardcopy Category: Transit Operations,Capital Assets,National RTAP,Transit Personnel Publish Date: 05/01/2009
Many transit organizations are asking the question, “How can we reduce our fuel cost?” There are many ways to help reduce the cost of fuel consumption. An important way to start saving fuel is by getting the proper maintenance on your vehicle. Keeping your vehicle in top operating condition will not only save you fuel and money, it will help reduce your long-term maintenance costs and minimize harmful exhaust emissions. You can start by using National RTAP's checklist of fuel-saving maintenance measures in Vehicle Maintenance: Reducing the Cost of Fuel Consumption.

Vehicle Operator Recruitment, Retention, and Performance in ADA Complementary Paratransit Operations
Available in: Hardcopy Category: Management and Administration,Rider Groups,Transit Personnel Publish Date: 04/15/2011

TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Report 142: Vehicle Operator Recruitment, Retention, and Performance in ADA Complementary Paratransit Operations provides guidance for understanding the relationships that influence and enhance operator recruitment, retention, and performance in Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) complementary paratransit services. 

National RTAP has a print copy of this report available for loan.  If you would like to borrow it, email us at info@nationalrtap.org.  


Vehicle Specifications
Available in: Hardcopy Category: Management and Administration,Capital Assets,National RTAP Publish Date: 05/13/2020
AASHTO’s Multi-State Transit Technical Assistance Program (MTAP) and National RTAP held a webinar with Carlton Allen, Florida DOT’s Transit Research Inspection Procurement Services (TRIPS) Program Manager about the state purchasing process. Robert E. Westbrook, Assistant State Transit Manager at Florida DOT, moderated the webinar and provided a state’s perspective.  This webinar updates a previous one we held on July 26, 2018 - Vehicle Specifications 101.