Synthesis of Information Related to Transit Practices. Topic SB-41. Microtransit Solutions in Rural Communities: On-Demand Alternatives to Dial-A-Ride Services and Unproductive Coverage Routes

With the advent of on-demand technology, on-demand transit services has provided a cost-effective immediate-fulfillment, shared-ride transportation service for the general public in areas where and/or when fixed-route service is not viable. The objective of this synthesis is to document the current state of practice of transit entities that have implemented on-demand services in rural settings.


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  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $55000
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project J-07, Topic SB-41

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Transit Cooperative Research Program

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC    20001

    Federal Transit Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Griswold, Emily

  • Performing Organizations:

    ,   Germany 

    Four Square ITP

    Rockville, MD  United States 
  • Principal Investigators:

    McKeeman, Alanna

  • Start Date: 20231115
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01884763
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: Project J-07, Topic SB-41
  • Files: TRB, RIP
  • Created Date: Jun 9 2023 7:17PM