First and Last Mile Strategies for Transit Systems

The objectives of this project are to develop recommendations for a comprehensive first and last mile strategy around major transit stations and fixed route stops including existing bus rapid transit (BRT) Provo and Orem light rail and commuter rail stations within the Utah Transit Authority (UTA) system in an effort to reduce auto usage and increase ridership as a means of improving air quality and reducing congestion.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $148478
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  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Research and Innovative Technology Administration

    University Transportation Centers Program
    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Managing Organizations:

    Mountain-Plains Consortium

    North Dakota State University
    P.O. Box 6050, Department 2880
    Fargo, ND  United States  58108-6050
  • Project Managers:

    Kline, Robin

  • Performing Organizations:

    University of Utah, Salt Lake City

    College of Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering
    Salt Lake City, UT  United States  84112-0561
  • Principal Investigators:

    Xiaoyue Cathy, Liu

    Porter, Richard

    Zlatkovic, Milan

  • Start Date: 20140401
  • Expected Completion Date: 20180731
  • Actual Completion Date: 20180622
  • USDOT Program: University Transportation Centers Program
  • Source Data: MPC-466

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01532637
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Mountain-Plains Consortium
  • Contract Numbers: DTRT13-G-UTC38
  • Files: UTC, RiP
  • Created Date: Aug 1 2014 1:14AM