Category Archives: National Center for Transit Research

Repair Time Standards for Transit Vehicles

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Under contract with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) was asked to develop repair time standards for transit vehicles. This report identifies the process used to define the standards and identifies the actual …

Development of Repair Time Standards for Engine & Transmission (power plant) Replacement of Transit Vehicles

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This project is the continuation of the successful Repair Time Standards research initiative started two years ago to establish accurate repair time standards for vehicles in public transit systems. During this third phase the engine removal and replacement system were …

Evaluation of Automated Vehicle Technology for Transit

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The purpose of this report is to provide an overview of the state of automated vehicle (AV) technology in transit. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) wishes to know what AV technology is currently available that could be used in …

Research in Progress: Examination of Passenger Assaults on Bus Transit Systems

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This research is funded by the Florida Department of Transportation and is being conducted by the National Center for Transit Research at the Center for Urban Transportation Research.   The goals of this research activities include: Identify the prevalence of assaults …

Bus Operator Safety – Critical Issues Examination and Model Practices Final Report

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In this study, researchers at the National Center for Transit Research performed a multi-topic comprehensive examination of bus operator-related critical safety and personal security issues. The goals of this research effort were to: Identify and discuss the organizational reporting structure …