Advanced Technology Bus Rapid Transit

This third amendment provides for the purchase of the first of two advanced technology vehicles for the Southeast Area Transit Authority advanced technology bus rapid transit (BRT) project. The advanced technology BRT project team will collect, analyze, and compare performance data of the new vehicles alongside data on existing vehicles to obtain information on operating cost, performance and reliability comparisons of advanced vehicles operating under a range of seasonal conditions. This data will aid transit planners and operators in making better vehicle selections and in finding the best use of these vehicles.


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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:

      Tann, Helen

    • Performing Organizations:

      Southeast Area Transit Authority

      21 Route 12
      Preston, CT  USA  06365
    • Principal Investigators:

      Bowman, Ella

    • Start Date: 20090800
    • Actual Completion Date: 20111200
    • Source Data: RiP Project 24323

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01461827
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Federal Transit Administration
    • Contract Numbers: CT-26-70004-03
    • Files: RiP, USDOT
    • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 1:53PM