Implementing Rural Transit Technology

Address

Albany Street 120 , Tower Two, Suite 250

NJ 08901-2163

New Brunswick

United States of America

Contact

Tel+1 848 932 6047

Fax+ 732 932 1707

Contact person

fconti@nti.rutgers.edu
Education type
The National Transit Institute
Institution
The National Transit Institute
Duration
2 Days
Presence type
Part-time
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Education information

Description:

Rural transit providers are interested in exploring how technology can help increase operating efficiencies and improve safety. Technology can transform scheduling and dispatching operations, provide new levels of customer service, and support innovative business practices.

However, the process for planning and implementing appropriate technology-based applications can be challenging. This course presents a structured approach for planning, implementing, and evaluating rural transit projects to help ensure that agency needs and expectations are met.

Audience:

This course is geared for transit professionals, state DOT office staff, and regional planners involved in planning and implementing technology-based applications for rural transit operations.

Objectives:

By the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Assess agency performance and develop operational objectives
  • Identify technology-based solutions for meeting agency objectives
  • Conduct cost-benefit analyses to prioritize projects
  • Develop a project plan
  • Review traditional and innovative funding sources for technology projects
  • Discuss project implementation and management strategies
  • Evaluate project effectiveness in meeting agency objectives

Length: 

2 days

Fee: 

  • $300.00 for Contractor, Consulting, Non-USA Transportation or Government Agency, Other.
  • Free for all others.

CEU's: 

1.60