A Qualitative Analysis of Bus Simulator Training on Transit Incidents--A Case Study in Florida

The objective of this research project will be to study the impact of simulator training on transit incidents with a specific focus on Florida public transit agencies. The specific research will be to: (1)Provide a brief history of simulator training in the transit industry; (2)Provide a summary of how simulators are being incorporated into Florida's transit properties; (3)Analyze, track and trend incident data pre and post simulator procurement; (4)Identify the impacts simulator incorporation has on incidents; and, (5)Qualitatively measure those impacts.


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    • Status: Completed
    • Contract Numbers:


      NCTR 7760-xx

    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Florida Department of Transportation

      605 Suwannee Street
      Tallahassee, FL  United States  32399-0450
    • Project Managers:

      Stutts, Elizabeth

    • Performing Organizations:

      National Center for Transit Research

      Center for Urban Transportation Research, University of South Florida
      4202 East Fowler Avenue, CUT 100
      Tampa, FL  United States  33620
    • Principal Investigators:

      Staes, Lisa

      Reep, Amber

    • Start Date: 20070904
    • Expected Completion Date: 0
    • Actual Completion Date: 0
    • Source Data: RiP Project 14471

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01460249
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: National Center for Transit Research
    • Contract Numbers: BD-549-xx, NCTR 7760-xx
    • Files: UTC, RIP, STATEDOT
    • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 1:21PM