TRB’s Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2274 issue contains the 2012 Thomas B. Deen distinguished lecture on the future of public transportation. This issue also contains 20 other papers that explore the business plan approach of a transportation agency; distribution of federal transit funds; Friday exceptions in weekday schedules for urban transit; passenger incidence (station arrival) behavior; and extra-board performance.
This issue of the TRR also examines travel time impact of missed transit connections; small urban transit marginal cost pricing and subsidy; the impact of London tube strikes on journey times; urban transit guidelines; bus-holding control strategies; bus replacement age and total costs; quantification of transit service reliability; bus dwell-time models of main urban route stops; measurement systems for public transport performance; transit line passenger transmission and productiveness under high loads; travel path choice impact assessment using automatic fare collection systems; perceptions of transit service; effects of personal pro-environmental attitudes on mode choice behavior; public policy objectives and urban transit; and passenger ferry service and economic development in the New York City region.
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