This study was supported by the Florida Statewide Transit Training and Technical Assistance (STTAT) Program in partnership between the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida (USF). With an understanding that hiring and retention have been challenging for many industries, including the transit.. read more →

Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Research Results Digest 93 KFH Group; Transportation Research Board (TRB) This digest summarizes the results of TCRP Project J-6, Task 71. The objective of this research report is to provide useful data and information on the changes in rural public and intercity bus transportation that have resulted from the increases.. read more →

This synthesis highlights transit and rural intercity bus service responses to changing rural community transportation needs. The report includes an emphasis on the innovative and/or entrepreneurial spirit, the innovator, and the conditions required for innovation. View Report   read more →

The CD-ROM is included with the print version of the report and is also available for download from TRB’s website as an ISO image. Links to the ISO image and instructions for burning a CD-ROM from an ISO image are provided below.  View Document A Microsoft PowerPoint presentation that provides some background on the model.. read more →

Federal Transit Administration (FTA); National RTAP; 2010 Abstract: Procuring vehicles can be a complex and confusing process with a variety of procurement requirements and regulations associated with transit funding sources. How to Buy a Vehicle provides information on funding opportunities, strategies for vehicle acquisition, information on acquisition procedures for different states, links to further information.. read more →

Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Report 136 Transportation Research Board (TRB) Ellis, Elizabeth TCRP Report 136: Guidebook for Rural Demand-Response Transportation: Measuring, Assessing and Improving Performance will be of interest to rural public transportation systems that provide demand-response transit (DRT) services and to the communities they serve. The Guidebook is a resource to assist DRT.. read more →

Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living; 2008 This publication provides information about transportation voucher programs at ten sites located throughout the United States. While the voucher programs discussed are oriented to people with disabilities, much of the information included is applicable for transportation voucher programs in general.  View PDF read more →

More, A., Munnich, L.; Center for Excellence in Rural Safety, University of Minnesota This report summary examines the current state of safety planning through interviews and a comprehensive review of the newly mandated strategic highway safety plans (SHSPs) and supporting documents from six states representing different U.S. regions: Alabama, Idaho, Maryland, Minnesota, Vermont, and Washington. read more →

Summary (Full text on CD-ROM) August 2006 This publication provides an abbreviated summary of a final report of the same title, prepared for a contract project funded by Easter Seals Project ACTION. The full report contains exemplary programs, useful contacts and documentation of the research methodologies used during the project. read more →