Legal Aspects of Transit and Intermodal Transportation Programs. Topic 16-02. Legal Issues Concerning Transit Agency Use of Electronic Customer Data, Estimated Compensation

This study topic should examine privacy issues associated with the acquisition, storage and use of customer financial and trip data, including but not limited to ownership of data; who can access the data; what data may be accessed and under what conditions; permissible and appropriate monetization of such data; how long the information should be stored; safeguards against hacking and misuse; and other obligations of the transit authorities, contractors, and other holders of the data. The study will also explore agreements between the customer and the agency, the agency and the financial institution, and any other body in the chain of control of the data.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $45000
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project J-05, Topic 16-02

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Transit Cooperative Research Program

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC    20001

    Federal Transit Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Start Date: 20150803
  • Expected Completion Date: 20161203
  • Actual Completion Date: 20161203
  • Source Data: RiP Project 41398

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01624201
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: Project J-05, Topic 16-02
  • Files: TRB, RiP
  • Created Date: Jan 26 2017 1:00AM