This report provides an overview of the current state of the practice of transit systems that are directly providing general public demand–response or microtransit with their own vehicles and personnel or using a traditional contractor. View Report read more →

Authors: Jodi Godfrey, Gennaro Saliceto, and Roberta Yegidis, Center for Urban Transportation Research Destructive natural disasters such as hurricanes or other extreme weather events challenge many industries, especially the public transit industry. The 2017 hurricane season proved to be tumultuous, with three major hurricanes devastating the United States in less than 2 months. The challenges faced.. read more →

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 →

This report explores the types of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements and legal claims against transit agencies. This research presents an assessment of challenges in implementing the ADA from the perspective of transit operators. Additionally, this digest summarizes relevant guidance from the U.S. Federal Transit Administration. View Report read more →

TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Research Report 202: Handbook for Examining the Effects of Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Brokerages on Transportation Coordination provides background information and describes the different models available to states for providing non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) for Medicaid beneficiaries. The handbook also discusses why human services transportation and public transportation providers encourage.. read more →