Continued Collaboration Among the CTA, UIC, and MIT - Year 2

Begun in 2001, the multi-year collaboration between the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is aimed at making CTA more competitive in the new millennium. The common research agenda will focus on the development of new knowledge to support efficient, equitable and appropriate capital investment, policy, and operating decisions for both bus and rail. The collaboration focuses on six areas of research: (i) Transit Operations, (ii) Transit Facility Design and Construction Processes, (iii) Decision Support for Service Development, (iv) Future Transit Funding Strategies and Opportunities, (v) Transportation Planning, and (vi) Infrastructure Renewal and Replacement. Specific topics will be identified by the research team in consultation with CTA staff and CTP staff. A typical topic will be driven by student interest, the commitment of a faculty member to serve as advisor, and the identification of appropriate and interested staff members at CTA.


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    • Status: Active
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    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Chicago Transit Partners

      567 W. Lake Street
      9th Floor
      Chicago, Illinois  United States  60661-1498
    • Project Managers:

      Schiedel, Jason

    • Performing Organizations:

      University of Illinois, Chicago

      Urban Transportation Center
      412 Peoria Street, Suite 340
      Chicago, IL  United States  60607-7036
    • Principal Investigators:

      Welch, Eric

      Sriraj, P

    • Start Date: 20060729
    • Expected Completion Date: 0
    • Actual Completion Date: 20070811
    • Source Data: RiP Project 14191

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01460296
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: University of Illinois, Chicago
    • Contract Numbers: CO4F10999
    • Files: RIP
    • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 1:22PM