• Transportation Research Board

      TRB 97th Annual Meeting

      January 7–11, 2018

    • Interactive Program


Annual Meeting Event Detail

Lectern Session 464

Data and Technology for Rural and Intercity Decision Making

Monday 3:45 PM- 5:30 PM
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Patricia Collette, University of Kansas, presiding
Sponsored by:
Standing Committee on Rural Public and Intercity Bus Transportation (AP055)

Emphasis in this session is on the need for data (e.g., National Transit Database and the General Transit Feed Specification) and driven decisions in the planning and design of public transit systems that serve rural and intercity markets.

Title Presentation Number
Estimating Ridership of Rural Demand-Response Transit Services for the General Public
Jeremy Mattson, Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute
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Exploring the Relationship Between Performance Measures and Trip Type for Transit Systems Serving Rural U.S. Communities
Kai Monast, Institute for Transportation Research and Education
Mathew Palmer, Institute for Transportation Research and Education
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Research of Viable Attributes and Potential to Integrate Curbside Intercity Buses
Marcia Scott, University of Delaware
Christopher Kelly, University of Delaware
Eileen Collins, State of Alaska
Jerome Lewis, University of Delaware
Ardeshir Faghri, University of Delaware
Mingxin Li, University of Delaware
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Using Open Data on Health Care Services and Data Standards for Transit and Inter-city Bus Trip Planning for Statewide Rides to Wellness Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Lawrence Harman, Bridgewater State University
Uma Shama, Bridgewater State University
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Practices on Preparing GTFS Feed Data for Rural and Small Urban Transit Systems
Todd Hansen, Texas A&M Transportation Institute