Integrated Transportation Payment Systems: Principals, Concepts, and Applications

Transportation agencies across the country are now more than ever trying to think of ways to reduce operating costs and increase revenues while at the same time improve customer convenience and quality of service. Integrated transportation payment systems (ITPS) have the potential of doing all of the above provided the general public and elected officials perceive that these payment systems are secure, preserve privacy and do not lead to fraud. The product of this education project will be a graduate level internet based course on the subject of transportation payment systems. The emphasis on the course will be on integrated transportation payment systems which by definition serve all modes of surface transportation and involve public agencies from all levels of government and political jurisdictions and in some cases in a multi-state region. In addition, an integrated system balances interests in increasing efficiency, mobility and customer convenience with concerns for security and privacy. The course will involve five faculty from three New England UTC campuses and include twelve, 2 ½ hour modules, three quizzes, and two, 2 hour examinations. This course will be offered to students enrolled in the U.S. DOT Transportation Leadership Graduate Certificate Program and other distance based transportation certificate and graduate degree programs.


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    • Status: Active
    • Funding: $68045.00
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    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Research and Innovative Technology Administration

      Department of Transportation
      1200 New Jersey Avneue, SE
      Washington, DC  United States  20590
    • Performing Organizations:

      University of Massachusetts Transportation Center

      University of Massachusetts
      Amherst, MA  United States  01003
    • Principal Investigators:

      Collura, John

    • Start Date: 20090401
    • Expected Completion Date: 0
    • Actual Completion Date: 20110831
    • Source Data: RiP Project 24545

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01480768
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: New England University Transportation Center
    • Contract Numbers: DTRT07-G-0001, UMAE21-14
    • Files: UTC, RiP
    • Created Date: May 7 2013 1:01AM