September 13, 2010
Classifieds in this issue include executive and managerial positions with transit agencies and vendors throughout North America!
New TCRP Publications
The Transportation Research Board recently released the following Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) publications:
Legal Research Digest 32—Reconciling Security, Disclosure, and Record-Retention Requirements in Transit Procurements. This digest highlights the federal and state legal requirements relevant to the transit procurement process of balancing the competing needs of open government and public security.
Report 95, Chapter 19—Traveler Response to Transportation System Changes: Employer & Institutional Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Strategies. This report explores the relative importance of particular categories of TDM strategies, such as support versus incentives, as well as particular strategies themselves.
Report 140—A Guide to Planning and Operating Flexible Public Transportation Services. This report presents flexible transportation service strategies that are potentially appropriate for small, medium, and large urban and rural transit agencies. It also examines financial and political realities, operational issues, and institutional mechanisms related to implementing and sustaining these services.
Report 141—A Methodology for Performance Measurement and Peer Comparison in the Public Transportation Industry. This report looks at performance measurement and benchmarking as tools to help identify the strengths and weaknesses of a transit organization, set goals or performance targets, and identify best practices.
Synthesis 83—Bus and Rail Transit Preferential Treatments in Mixed Traffic. This synthesis studies the application of different transit preferential treatments in mixed traffic. It also examines decision-making processes.
Copies of these reports are available free by clicking here.