Center for Advanced Transit Initiative

This is the 4th year of funding this earmarked project. Rutgers University received $482,130 In FY06, $525,960 in FY07, $525,150 in FY08 and are scheduled to receive $607,812 in FY09. The PM is working with the Center for Advanced Transit Initiatives on a Workforce Development scope of work that will be combined with other smaller research projects. The Project Manager coordinated with Martin Robins, the Rutgers Principle Investigator on the activities that will use FY06 funds. Six transit research projects valued at approx. $30,000 each were approved to be conducted under the FY06 grant; they follow; 1) An Investigation of the Feasibility of Advanced Vehicle Control Technologies for Transit Bus Operations in a Highly Congested Urban Network 2) Development of an Integrated Transit Asset Management Framework 3) Using Transit to Evacuate High Density Clusters in Urban Areas- A Microsimulation Based Integrated Tool 4) Managing Incidents and Emergencies in Transportation 5) 3D Ground Penetrating Radar for Rapid Condition Assessment of Railway Ballast 6) Developing Chemical Emission Profiles for Motor Vehicles in the Northeastern U.S. This cooperative agreement will also fund 4 graduate fellowships programs with a transit emphasis. One such fellowship will focus on 'Transit and Carsharing: Policy Implications for Fixed and Low Income People.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Program Information: National Research Program, National Research


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  • Status: Active
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Transit Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Stolzfus, Jarrett

  • Performing Organizations:

    Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

    57 US Highway 1
    New Brunswick, NJ  United States  08901-8554
  • Start Date: 20060830
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • Source Data: RiP Project 34899

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01489267
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Files: RiP
  • Created Date: Aug 6 2013 1:00AM