Synthesis of Information Related to Transit Practices. Topic SH-19. Considering the Unbanked in Cashless Fare Payment at Point of Service for Bus/Demand Response Services

his study will inform transit executives and board members on the effects of going cashless at point of service to the unbanked population’s access to public transportation. The study will focus on operational, financial, policy and regulatory considerations in no longer accepting cash on board bus or demand response vehicles. Research is completed and the final report can be found here as TCRP Synthesis 163.


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

    Project J-07, Topic SH-19

  • 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
  • Project Managers:

    Garcia-Colberg, Mariela

  • Performing Organizations:

    University of Tennessee, Chattanooga

    Department of Computer Science and Engineering
    Chattanooga, TN  United States  37403
  • Principal Investigators:

    Brakewood, Candace

  • Start Date: 20190524
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20220622

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01707740
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: Project J-07, Topic SH-19
  • Files: TRB, RIP
  • Created Date: Jun 11 2019 8:48AM