June 20, 2011 This webcast is an introduction to the Transit Boarding Estimation and Simulation Tool (TBEST) for technical professionals and decision-makers involved in transit service planning or transit market analysis who want to learn more about state-of-the-art methodologies being used in Florida and available for application nationwide. Specifically, it provides an overview of critical considerations and the state of the practice in modeling transit ridership for service planning, and an overview of the features, capabilities and data integrated into the TBEST model. It also previews the direction of model development to respond to agency needs, and demonstrates the user convenience and visualization capabilities of using TBEST for ridership forecasting and other analysis purposes. Download a PDF copy of the presentation.
Presented by: Steven E. Polzin, Ph.D., P.E., Mobility Research Program Director and Rodney Bunner, Research Associate, Center for Urban Transportation Research
AICP-CM credit is not available for this CUTR webcast recording.