Incorporating Transit Service Decisions into Express Lane Programs

In the aim of achieving the above goal in incorporating transit considerations into Express Lanes (EL) programs, the specific objectives of this project are: (1) To recommend a framework for transit ridership forecasting within the EL context, including analysis needs, forecasting methodology, data requirements, tool development efforts, performance measures, etc.; (2) To develop a methodology for transit ridership forecasting (number of buses, bus sizes, frequency and headways) using I-95 Express case study, taking advantage of existing tools such as FSUTMS, specifically the Express Lane Time of Day (ELTOD) model, STOPS, T-BEST, or other software/models as appropriate. Given the increasing popularity of EL programs in the state and the nation, this study will facilitate state and local agencies in transit operation and investment decisions by promoting a standard framework to account for transit service considerations under EL context, and providing


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    • Status: Active
    • Funding: $159720
    • Contract Numbers:

      BDV29 977-24

    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Florida Department of Transportation

      Research Center
      605 Suwannee Street MS-30
      Tallahassee, FL  United States  32399-0450
    • Project Managers:

      Quigley, Diane

    • Performing Organizations:

      Florida International University

      10555 W. Flagler Street
      Room 3602
      Miami, FL  United States  33172
    • Principal Investigators:

      Jin, Xia

    • Start Date: 20151221
    • Expected Completion Date: 20170630
    • Actual Completion Date: 0

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01584043
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Florida Department of Transportation
    • Contract Numbers: BDV29 977-24
    • Files: RiP, STATEDOT
    • Created Date: Dec 23 2015 4:22PM