Transit Signal Priority Technology

This project provides technical assistance to the transit industry on the deployment of transit signal priority systems and to assess additional research needs. Transit signal priority improves transit travel times and the reliability of transit service. The purpose of this project is to obtain transit signal priority future research needs, and to conduct several outreach and technical assist workshops related to the implementation of transit signal priority systems for the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and general transit/traffic operations community. The project aims to bring information to the field where it is needed; provide the impetus to local governments, departments of transportation, and transit agencies to work together for transit signal priority implementation; discover from local professionals what is needed from US DOT to support and encourage transit signal priority implementation; report findings and update the ITS America document entitled Overview of Transit Signal Priority; and provide professional advice on the subject to the US DOT. The workshops will be highly interactive, offering participants the opportunity to network and engage in problem solving with team members Project is funded under the DOT National ITS Program.


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    • Status: Active
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    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Federal Transit Administration

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

      Cronin, Brian

    • Performing Organizations:

      Intelligent Transportation Society of America

      400 Virginia Avenue, SW, Suite 800
      Washington, DC  USA  20024
    • Principal Investigators:

      Smith, Hallie

    • Start Date: 20020901
    • Actual Completion Date: 20031231
    • Source Data: RiP Project 9348

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01458859
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Federal Transit Administration
    • Contract Numbers: FTA-DC-26-7211
    • Files: RiP, USDOT
    • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 12:51PM