• Transportation Research Board

      TRB 97th Annual Meeting

      January 7–11, 2018

    • Interactive Program


Annual Meeting Event Detail

Lectern Session 750

Case Studies and Surveys of Transit Needs in Rural Communities

Tuesday 3:45 PM- 5:30 PM
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Lectern | AICP Certification
Jill Hough, North Dakota State University, presiding
Sponsored by:
Standing Committee on Rural Public and Intercity Bus Transportation (AP055)

This session explores case studies and surveys of transit needs in rural communities in the U.S. Participants will learn about estimating the demand for services within and between rural and small comunities.  Case studies and surveys were conducted at the local, regional, and national scales to identify needs and trends in rural public transportation.

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Title Presentation Number
Adapting to Challenge: Examination of Older Adult Transportation in Rural and Small Communities
Megan Bond, Florida State University
Jeffrey Brown, Florida State University
James Wood, Florida State University
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Estimating Demand for Intercity Bus Services in a Rural Environment
Jeremy Mattson, Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute
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Exploring Transit’s Contribution to Livability in Rural Communities: Case Study of Valley City and Dickinson, North Dakota
Ranjit Godavarthy, North Dakota State University
Jeremy Mattson, Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute
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Linkages that Connect Customers with Specialized Transportation Services and Programs: A State DOT Toolkit for Design, Implementation and Evaluation
J. Rodman, Nelson\Nygaard
Livability and Willingness-to-Pay: Rural Transit Case Studies
Jonathan Brooks, LINK Houston