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
|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.
|Critical Incident Management and Clearance Practices for Rail Transit
April 12, 2015
TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 114: Critical Incident Management and Clearance Practices for Rail Transit summarizes the current state of the practice regarding incident response and identifies strategies for post-incident evaluations.