VTC researchers Robert Noland, Stephanie DiPetrillo, and Andrea Lubin, working in conjunction with the National Transit Institute, recently completed Identifying Current and Future Training Needs of the Public Transportation Industry (Report 0191) is now available on the FTA Reports and Publications page.
On March 10, 2021 NJ TRANSIT announced its VAXRIDE Initiative to support New Jerseyans in their efforts to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Deka, D., and Carnegie, J. Predicting transit mode choice of New Jersey workers commuting to New York City from a stated preference survey, Journal of Transport Geography, Vol. 91. Abstract This study examines transit mode choice preferences of New Jersey commuters traveling to New York City (NYC) with the objective of assisting trans-Hudson ferry service planning on […]
Deka, Devajyoti, and Da Fei. (2019). “A comparison of the personal and neighborhood characteristics associated with ridesourcing, transit use, and driving with NHTS data.” Journal of Transport Geography, 76, 24-33. ABSTRACT: The opportunity to conduct an overarching national study to examine the characteristics of ridesourcing users and their neighborhoods was absent until the 2017 National […]
Smart, Michael. 2018. Disentangling the role of cars and transit in employment and labor earnings. Transportation. 1-35. In this article, Professor Smart and Nicholas Klein (Bloustein PhD, 2014) find that having a car helps Americans find jobs, keep those jobs over time, and move up the economic ladder. Very good transit service can provide the same […]
Deka, Devajyoti. (2018). “Are millennials moving to more urbanized and transit-oriented counties?“Journal of Transport and Land Use, 11(1), pp. 443-461. ABSTRACT: Recent studies show that two distinct narratives have emerged about the millennials’ behavior, attitudes, and preferences regarding their choice of residence and transportation. According to the optimistic narrative, by living and traveling sustainably, millennials are planting […]
Noland, R.B., Weiner, M.D., Klein, N.J., and Puniello, O.D. 2017. “An Evaluation of Transit Procurement Training.” Evaluation and Program Planning. 61: 1-7. Abstract We evaluated a training course called “Orientation to Transit Procurement”, designed and conducted by the National Transit Institute. This course is designed to provide Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grantees an overview of […]
Improving Pathways to Transit for Persons with Disabilities Stephanie DiPetrillo, Andrea Lubin, Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris, Carla Salehian, Stephen C. Gibson, Kristine M. Williams, and Theodore Trent Green, 116 pages, August 2016. Persons with disabilities can achieve a greater degree of freedom when they have full access to a variety of transit modes, but this can only […]
Deka, Devajyoti, Michael Lahr, Thomas Marchwinski, and Maia de la Calle. 2015. “Economic Impacts of Rail Transit on Recreational Shore Communities – The Case of the North Jersey Coast Line.” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2531, pp. 1-8. ABSTRACT: This study estimated the impact of spending by North Jersey Coast […]
How does access to cars or transit influence one’s economic outcomes? Michael J. Smart, Ph.D., and Nicholas J. Klein, Ph.D., 43 pages. September 2015 How does access to particular types of transportation influence individuals’ economic outcomes? And do typical “snapshot” approaches to research overlook variations in car ownership over time? Ongoing economic development strategies, and […]