Easter Seals Project Action A pictorial guide to successful bus travel, designed for people who cannot read or do not use English. Depicts everything from planning a trip to exiting a bus on fixed routes and paratransit systems. Includes audio CD. read more →

TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Research Report 191: Public Transportation Guidebook for Small- and Medium-Sized Public-Private Partnerships (P3s) serves as a resource to explore, evaluate, initiate, plan, and implement small- and medium-sized public-private partnership (P3) initiatives. The guidebook addresses why and when to consider P3s for small- and medium-sized initiatives, what types of initiatives.. read more →

TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 129: Managing Extreme Weather at Bus Stops documents current practices of transit systems to determine methods and procedures used for maintaining transit stops and associated infrastructure during and following such weather events. This synthesis provides a state-of-the-practice report on transit systems’ management of extreme weather events; associated planning;.. read more →

Practices for Evaluating the Economic Impacts and Benefits of Transit TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 128: Practices for Evaluating the Economic Impacts and Benefits of Transit provides state-of-the-practice information for transit agencies to help them in incorporating economic benefits and impacts into their decision-making processes, which may lead to more sustainable funding solutions.. read more →

TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 127: Addressing Difficult Customer Situations considers issues surrounding difficult customers or passengers and the variety of circumstances that can arise when they utilize transit system facilities or vehicles. The report identifies current practices used by transit agencies to prevent, prepare for, and deal with these incidents. View Report read more →

This report examines the relationship of public transportation (including paratransit and demand-responsive services) to shared modes, including bikesharing, carsharing, microtransit,and ridesourcing services provided by companies such as Uber and Lyft. Additionally, it examines issues and explores opportunities and challenges as they relate to technology enabled mobility services, including suggesting ways that transit can learn from,.. read more →

A guide for transportation operators and customers that provides an overview of epilepsy and seizure facts, what to do in case of seizure, tips for passengers, and when to call 911. View Report   read more →

Persons with disabilities can achieve a greater degree of freedom when they have full access to a variety of transit modes, but this can only be achieved when the pathways to transit – the infrastructure and conditions in the built environment – allow full access to transit stops, stations, and vehicles. Since passage of the.. read more →

NTI, USDOT, Rutgers Haider, Renee; Kozub, Christopher; Moy, Adrian; Partee Tracey The safety and security of transit employees and the public is a primary concern for transit agencies. This course was developed in response to a need for front-line employee and supervisory training on preventing, responding to, and recovering from workplace violence incidents. read more →

This publication provides information, tips and resources for public transportation providers on dementia awareness. It is important to create networks that allow individuals with dementia to be supported in their homes and communities as they age. Public transportation drivers and providers who are aware of the challenges that individuals with dementia and their caregivers face.. read more →