Category Archives: Research in Progress

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

Posted ago by zavacki

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 …

Research in Progress: Strategies to Prevent, Reduce and Mitigate Bus Collisions

Posted ago by zavacki

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.   In March 2014, the National Center for Transit Research (NCTR), on behalf …

Research in Progress: Guidelines for Bus Transit Stops in Highway Construction Work Zones

Posted ago by zavacki

Research Objectives The objective of this study is to develop guidelines/recommendations and estimated costs for managing transit stops during adjacent highway construction operations with a focus on safety and the customers. This guidance will serve as a planning tool, design …

Research in Progress: Evaluation of Rear-End Bus Collisions and Identification of Possible Solutions

Posted ago by zavacki

Research Objectives The purpose of this project is to conduct a systematic study to examine rear end collisions between motorists and public transit buses to achieve the following objectives: Determine if rear-end collisions are increasing Conduct an assessment to ascertain …

Research in Progress: Bus Operator Safety Critical Issues Examination and Model Practices

Posted ago by zavacki

Research Objectives The goals of this research effort are to: Identify and discuss the organizational reporting structure related to safety departments and/or function within each of the 30 fixed route public transit agencies in Florida; Identify and document model policies …