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Innovation in Public Transportation: UMTA Technical Assistance Program Directory [Fiscal Year 1983]
  • Published Date:
    1984-12-01
  • Language:
    English
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Innovation in Public Transportation: UMTA Technical Assistance Program Directory [Fiscal Year 1983]
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  • Publication/ Report Number:
    DOT-TSC-UMTA-85-2 ; UMTA-MA-06-0086-85-1 ;
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  • NTL Classification:
    NTL-PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION-PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION ; NTL-PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION-Social Impacts ; NTL-PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION-Transit Planning and Policy ; NTL-PLANNING AND POLICY-PLANNING AND POLICYNTL-PLANNING AND POLICY-Transit Planning and Policy ; NTL-PLANNING AND POLICY-Technology Transfer ;
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  • Abstract:
    Technical assistance projects sponsored by the Urban Mass Transportation Administration (UMTA) of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) are described. This directory's purpose is to provide information on the nature and scope of work now underway to assist state and local agencies in improving services and reducing the cost of public transportation. UMTA provides technical assistance in such areas as analysis, planning, demonstrations, management, vehicles, equipment, anf facilities. It provides information about the sponsors, the development and introduction of improved techniques, equipment, and facilities. It disseminates information through technical reports and and other publications and by workshops and training courses. UMTA's program also provides funding to transit operators to help evaluate and introduce innovations and new products by the private sector. UMTA also helps accelerate the flow of information on solutions and improvements from its originators to other parts of the transit community. The principal organizational elements in the Office of Technical Assistance appear in the Staff Directory. Tables with funding and schedule information about individual R&D projects appear at the end of each chapter. Appendix A contains details on how to obtain reports on the results of most of the completed projects discussed, Appendix B provides information for potential contractors and grantes on participation in the UMTA technical assistance programs and includes material on university research grants. Contents: Introduction; 1--Bus and Paratransit Systems; 2--Rail and Construction Program; 3--New Systems and Technology; 4--System and Methods; 5--Planning and Analysis; 6--Management Resources; 7--Information Services; 8--National Cooperative Transit; 9--Safety and Security; 10--Policy Development and Strategic Planning; 11--University Research and Training. Report order forms, agency/contractor index, and subject index included.

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