Transit Cooperative Research Program
The Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) is an applied, contract research program that develops near-term, practical solutions to problems facing transit agencies.
Information about TCRP and other TRB activities is available in the TRB E-Newsletter. The TCRP is managed by the Cooperative Research Programs of the Transportation Research Board.
RECENTLY RELEASED TCRP PUBLICATIONS
|Use of Web-Based Rider Feedback to Improve Public Transit Services
June 3, 2015
TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Report 179: Use of Web-Based Rider Feedback to Improve Public Transit Services provides toolkit of practices, emerging platforms, and promising approaches for customer web-based and electronic feedback to help improve public transit services. Part I of the report identifies promising practices among transit agencies and other industries using in...
|Preliminary Strategic Analysis of Next Generation Fare Payment Systems for Public Transportation
April 27, 2015
TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Report 177: Preliminary Strategic Analysis of Next Generation Fare Payment Systems for Public Transportation explores attributes, implementation strategies, and applications of next generation transit fare payment (NGFP) systems. The report documents the state of the practice of emerging fare payments options for public transportation; develops ...
|Wheel Profile Maintenance Guidelines
April 16, 2015
TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Web-Only Document 65: Wheel Profile Maintenance Guidelines examines current wheel profiles and maintenance practices, design and maintenance guidelines for rail transit operation, and the development of new wheel profiles for the Port Authority Trans-Hudson.