Authors: Steven Polzin, Ph.D., Program Director, Mobility Policy Research; and Jodi Godfrey, Senior Research Associate, Center for Urban Transportation Research Florida has seen dramatic ridership declines in the past four years. These declines are over two times more severe than those for the nation and have continued thru 2018. The declines are pervasive with the.. read more →

Coffel, Kathryn, Kathryn Coffel Consulting, LLC 2013 Market research panels offer the potential of fast, inexpensive market research, but if not designed correctly, their benefits can come at the expense of quality results. This synthesis defines the various types of market research panels, identifies critical issues that a researcher needs to consider when engaging in.. read more →

This report includes guidance, strategies, tools, and resources to help paratransit service providers plan, prepare for, respond to, and recover from a range of emergencies. View Report read more →

Florida Developmental Disabilities Council, Inc. Transportation Feasibility Study The purpose of this study is analyze needed systemic reform that may stimulate provider competition, customer service, better accessibility, and safety while allowing improved consumer directed choice in regards to public transportation systems and services.  View PDF read more →

Federal Transit Administration (FTA); Transportation Research Board TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Report 140: A Guide for Planning and Operating Flexible Public Transportation Services explores the types of flexible transportation service strategies that are potentially appropriate for small, medium, and large urban and rural transit agencies. The guide examines financial and political realities, operational.. read more →

National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) Center for Transportation Advancement and Regional Development 2009 Many public policy issues extend beyond municipal boundaries, necessitating regional approaches to community and economic development in both metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas. Transportation, water treatment, information technology, and environmental issues are prime examples. Planning and decision-making at the regional level, however.. read more →

National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) Research Foundation Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (AMPO) 2009 The National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) Research Foundation and Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (AMPO), with funding support from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), developed the following guide to facilitate improved collaboration, communication and partnerships among the nation’s metropolitan.. read more →

National Cooperative Highway Research Program; Transportation Research Board; 2009 This digest presents the results of NCHRP Project 20-65, Task 14, “Current Practice and Future Guidance on the Development of SAFETEA-LU-Required Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plans.” The objectives of this research were to identify state Departments of Transportation (DOT’s) that have already designed coordinated planning.. read more →

Project for Public Spaces, Inc.; Juliette Michaelson, Gary Troth, Renee Espiau, 2008 This booklet explores the importance of an emerging corridor approach to transportation planning in which the responsibility for transportation improvements is shared by local communities, private developers and non-profit organizations, not just placed solely on the transportation or public works department. View PDF read more →

Project for Public Spaces; Gary Troth; Herman Volk, 2008 In 2008, PPS partnered with the American Association of Retired People (AARP) to publish three books on streets and transportation. The publications are a joint effort of PPS’s “Building Community Through” campaign, which seeks to transform transportation policies and practice that currently prioritize moving people and.. read more →