CUTR Webcast Recording: The Implementation and Outcomes of Fare-Free Public Transit

December 15, 2011 The Implementation and Outcomes of Fare-Free Transit Systems webcast identifies 40 transit agencies that have decided to make their entire service fare-free (not just a portion of their service such as the Central Business District). It reports on where fare-free transit systems have been successful, and the outcomes such as ridership increases and community acceptance. The webcast

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Flooded Bus Barns and Buckled Rails – Public Transportation and Climate Change Adaptation

September 22, 2011 More intense rain storms flood bus facilities and subway tunnels while heat waves buckle tracks, stress materials, and threaten customer and worker health. These impacts from a changing climate threaten state of good repair efforts, safety, and mobility. Participate in this webcast to learn about current and projected impacts of climate change on public transportation and strategies

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Managing During Tough Times – Lessons Learned in Transit Efficiencies and Revenue Generation

February 10, 2011 This seminar provides information to those who plan public services, particularly public transportation and alternative forms of transportation, during times of tight budgets and declining revenues. Dozens of techniques used by transit agencies to either generate new revenue or reduce costs are described. References are made to better planning of resource allocation through “Comprehensive Operations Analysis” to

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Evaluation of Shared Use Park & Ride Impact on Properties

The purpose of this National Center for Transit Research (NCTR) study is to document the economic benefit of shared use park and ride facilities located at retail centers. Transit agencies usually perceive shared use park and ride as mutually beneficial to both the transit agency through savings in land and development costs and to park and ride providers through an

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