Job Access and Reverse Commute Program - ITS Applications

The purpose of this project is to obtain contractor support in assessing how rural and small urban transit systems are implementing or considering the integration of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) technologies into transit operations supporting the Job Access and Reverse Commute (JARC) program. The project will identify and evaluate a wide array of integrated ITS technologies that could be or have been deployed in support of the JARC initiative--from geographic information systems used to plan and identify the transportation gaps existing between workers and job sites, to automatic vehicle location systems use to track and account for transit vehicles. Data will be collected on the employment of Transit ITS technologies supporting grantees' planning and operations under the JARC progran1. The project will provide documented information on the successful implementation of Transit ITS technology to transit agencies, state departments of transportation, and others, as well as support for future successful deployment of integrated Transit ITS technologies. The project is funded under the National ITS Program, administered by the Department's ITS Joint Program Office.