The National Center for Transit Research within the Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida is pleased to announce the following eight papers in Volume 20 Issue 2 of the Journal of Public Transportation are now available for downloading at .


  1. The S-Curve of Technological Adoption: Mobile Communication Devices on Commuter Trains in the Chicago Region, 2010–2015 (Joseph P. Schwieterman and Lauren A. Fischer)
  2. Comparing Automated Shared Taxis and Conventional Bus Transit for a Small City (Louis A. Merlin)
  3. Effects of a Public Real-Time Multi-Modal Transportation Information Display on Travel Behavior and Attitudes (Yanbo Ge, Parastoo Jabbari, Don MacKenzie, and Jiarui Tao)
  4. A Fuzzy AHP Approach to Compare Transit System Performance in US Urbanized Areas (Xin Li, Yingling Fan, John W. Shaw, and Yunlei Qi)
  5. Recommendation of a New Transit Performance Measure in the National Transit Database (Fatemeh Baratian-Ghorghi and Hossein Ahmadianyazdi)
  6. Assessment Methods from Around the World Potentially Useful for Public Transport Projects (Eric Bruun and Marianne Vanderschuren)
  7. The Role of Specificity and Apologies in Excuse Messages Following Train Delay (Emiel Cracco, Nicolas Dirix, and Christopher P. Reinders Folmer)
  8. Impacts of New Light Rail Transit Service on Riders’ Residential Relocation Decisions (You-Lian Chu, Yi Deng, and Rongfang (Rachel) Liu)


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