The goal of this study is to provide an overview of the current state of practice regarding the deployment of BEBs (i.e., planning, service, operations and maintenance). Information will be gathered by a literature review (e.g. agency reports, peer reviewed journal articles) and a survey of all the current transit systems that operate BEBs. Transit.. read more →

This report explores the current technologies, research, and opportunities for use. The report also provides examples of how surveillance systems are used to improve operations, safety, security, training, and customer satisfaction.  View Report read more →

TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Legal Research Digest 44: Legal Issues in Public Transit Emergency Planning and Operation synthesizes and assesses laws, regulations, and guidance from the transit and homeland security industries as a means to help transit agencies better understand their legal responsibilities with respect to emergency planning and operational issues. One of.. read more →

Journal of Public Transportation Article in Volume 16, Issue 2 (2013) by Ranjay M. Shrestha, Edmund J. Zolnik. Bus systems in the United States are unattractive to many potential riders because of their lack of efficiency, especially with regard to travel time. One of the reasons services are not more efficient has to do with.. read more →

This report provides training materials to aid in implementing the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ Highway Safety Manual (HSM). The training materials are designed to provide a broad overview of the HSM format and procedures. The materials are included with the print version of NCHRP Report 715 in CD-ROM format. The training.. read more →