Bus Use of Shoulders

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<p>Transit agencies with experience running buses on shoulders and state DOTs with experience implementing bus use of shoulder projects were identified and surveyed about the operation of their projects. Ten of ten transit agencies or state DOTs responded to the survey.&nbsp;</p>
<p>Topics/questions to transit agencies include:</p>
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<li>What is/are the name(s) of your bus use of shoulder project(s)?</li>
<li>When was it or will it be implemented (year)?&nbsp;</li>

The Use of Social Media by Transportation Agencies

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<p>Transportation professionals were surveyed on the application of social media by their transportation agencies. Of the 500 cities, counties, transit agencies, MPOs, and state DOTs queried, 43 responded for a response rate of 10%. Topics/questions include:</p>
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<li>What is the name of your transportation agency?</li>
<li>How would you classify your transportation agency?</li>
<li>Which city, metropolitan area, region, state, does your transportation agency serve?</li>

Characteristics of Real-Time Bus/Train Arrival Information Systems

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<p>Organizations that develop or market real-time bus/train arrival systems were surveyed. Four organizations responded. Topics/questions include:</p>
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<li>What is the name of your real-time arrival information system?</li>
<li>Which organization markets and/or developed the system?</li>
<li>Who is the contact person for enquiries about the system?</li>
<li>What is the pricing structure of the system?</li>

Characteristics of Roundabout Software

<p>Six vendors that market and/or develop roundabout analysis software were surveyed. Five vendors responded to the questionnaire. Topics/questions include:</p>
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<li>What is the name of your software?</li>
<li>Which organization markets and/or developed the software?</li>
<li>Who is the contact person for enquiries about the software?</li>
<li>What is the price of the software and what are the license options?</li>

Application of Transportation Demand Modeling Results

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<p>Transportation professionals were surveyed on the application of transportation demand modeling results. Of 500 agencies surveyed, 48 responded for a response rate of 10%. Topics/questions include:</p>
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<li>How is demand modeling practiced?</li>
<li>Which methods are used to obtain the estimated future background traffic for a Traffic Impact Analysis (TIA) when the analysis year is less than 15 years from now, and why?</li>

Transportation-Related Aspects of Developments in Downtowns and Other Larger Activity Centers

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<p>Transportation professionals in local jurisdictions in the U.S. and Canada were surveyed to obtain information and opinions about transportation-related aspects of development in downtowns and other larger activity centers. Of the 600 jurisdictions contacted, 55 responded for a return rate of 9%. Topics/questions include:</p>
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<li>What is the size of the urban area where you work?</li>

Transportation Webinars

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<p>U.S. and Canadian transportation professionals were surveyed to obtain information and opinions about transportation-related webinars. A total of 54 of 500 professionals responded for a response rate of10%. Topics/questions included:</p>
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<li>What is your main area of work?</li>
<li>How many transportation webinars did you attend over the past 12 months?</li>

Commuter Rail in North America

<p style="margin-bottom: 0in;"><span style="font-size: small; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Survey consisted of responses from 11 commuter rail systems. Topics/questions include:</span></p>
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<p style="margin-bottom: 0in;"><span style="font-size: small; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">What is the name of your service or agency?</span></p>
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Experiences with the Application of Complete Streets

<p><span style="font-size: small; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Survey consisted of responses from nine cities where existing streets were converted to complete streets. Questions/topics include:</span></p>
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<p style="margin-bottom: 0in;"><span style="font-size: small; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Where did you convert existing streets to complete streets? Plese provide name of city and locations in city.</span></p>
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Characteristics of Ramp Metering

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<p style="margin-bottom: 0in;"><span style="font-size: small; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Survey consists of responses from nine transportation agencies that have implemented ramp metering or are planning to do so in the near future. Topics/questions include:</span></p>
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Carsharing: Local Jurisdictions' Perspectives

<p style="margin-bottom: 0in;"><span style="font-size: small; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Survey consists of responses from nine local jurisdictions where carsharing services are available. Questions/topics include:</span></p>
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<p style="margin-bottom: 0in;"><span style="font-size: small; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">What is the name of your city/local jurisdiction?</span></p>
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Carsharing: Vendors' Perspectives

<p style="margin-bottom: 0in;"><span style="font-size: small; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Survey consists of responses from 4 vendors of carsharing services. Questions/topics include:</span></p>
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<p style="margin-bottom: 0in;"><span style="font-size: small; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">What is the name of your company and the location of its headquarters?</span></p>
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Applications of In-Pavement Lights

<p style="margin-bottom: 0in;"><span style="font-size: small; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Survey consisted of responses from 8 agencies that have applied in-pavement lights. Questions/topics include:</span></p>
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<p style="margin-bottom: 0in;"><span style="font-size: small; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">What is your location?</span></p>
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Speed Camera Applications

<p style="margin-bottom: 0in;"><span style="font-size: small; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Survey consisted of responses from eight transportation professionals who have applied speed cameras. Questions/topics include:</span></p>
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<p style="margin-bottom: 0in;"><span style="font-size: small; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">What is the name of you jurisdiction?</span></p>
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