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 →

Research Objectives The objective of this study is to develop guidelines/recommendations and estimated costs for managing transit stops during adjacent highway construction operations with a focus on safety and the customers. This guidance will serve as a planning tool, design and construction guides for Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) coordination for transit agencies, highway design engineers,.. read more →

TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis 392: Transportation’s Role in Emergency Evacuation and Reentry explores information on transportation’s role in emergency evacuation and reentry by summarizing aspects of its planning, control, and research as well as highlighting effective and innovative practices.  View Report read more →

This report explores planning, designing, and operating various kinds of busways through roadway intersections. The report examines at-grade intersections along busways within arterial street medians; physically separated, side-aligned busways; busways on separate rights-of-way; and bus-only ramps. The intersections highlighted include highway intersections, midblock pedestrian crossings, and bicycle crossings. Appendixes A through I of the contractor’s.. read more →