Effective Strategies for Comprehensive Corridor Management

The Florida Transportation Plan directs the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to maintain the efficiency, capacity and safety of the state highway system. In 2003, the Florida Legislature formally established the Florida Strategic Intermodal System (SIS) and provided for its development and implementation. The SIS is composed of facilities of statewide and interregional significance and…

Tallahassee-Leon County Corridor Management Program

In the Fall of 2000, the residents of Tallahassee-Leon County passed an extension of the onecent sales tax for transportation improvements. In May of 2002, the Blueprint 2000 Intergovernmental Agency, set up to oversee the projects, initiated a separate project to develop a comprehensive corridor management program for the City of Tallahassee and Leon County.…

Price Elasticity of Rideshare: Commuter Fringe Benefits & Parking Cash-Out

The goal of this National Center for Transit Research (NCTR) project was to determine the price elasticity of rideshare with specific objectives of helping to assess what the effect on ridership would be if the effective price paid by the traveler was substantially reduced (i.e., increase in employer co-pay) or increased (i.e., decrease in employer…

Model Regulations and Plan Amendments for Multimodal Transportation Districts

In 1999, the Florida legislature amended Chapter 163, Florida Statutes, commonly known as the Growth Management Act, authorizing local governments to establish multimodal transportation districts. The purpose of the legislation was to provide a planning tool that Florida communities could use to systematically reinforce community design elements that support walking, bicycling and transit use. It…

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…