Overcoming Barriers to Public Transportation in Mississippi-A Pilot Study for Jackson Metropolitan Statistical Area

This research will identify the extent and nature of demand for public transit and the related infrastructure barriers to transit system in Jackson Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). This research will accomplish the following objectives: 1) prepare a survey of existing experiences that illustrate the dilemma of low density population patterns and viability of public transit system; 2) prepare a status report based on current levels of information to evaluate the current standing of public transit resources available in the Jackson Metropolitan Statistical Area; 3) prepare a survey to access the levels of demand for public transit options separated into functional and design considerations; 4) administer the survey to a random sample of registered voters in the Jackson MSA; 5)analyze the survey results

Language

  • English

Project

  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $30000.00
  • Contract Numbers:

    DTRT06-G-0049

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Institute of Multimodal Transportation

    Jackson State University
    1230 Raymond Road
    Jackson, MS  United States  39204
  • Project Managers:

    Wang, Feng

  • Performing Organizations:

    Institute of Multimodal Transportation

    Jackson State University
    1230 Raymond Road
    Jackson, MS  United States  39204
  • Principal Investigators:

    Kumar, Mukesh

  • Start Date: 20100701
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20110630
  • Source Data: RiP Project 27118

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01461252
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Institute of Multimodal Transportation
  • Contract Numbers: DTRT06-G-0049
  • Files: UTC, RiP
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 1:42PM