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Platooning Large Trucks In Reserve

The chief cause of highway accidents is frontal collisions. Platooning is the act of automating the speed of a number of trucks in a chain, using radar and V2V communications. Platooning may prevent truck (and other crashes), resulting in lower crash rates and less travel delay. There is a financial aspect to safety. Trucks and other vehicles get damaged in crashes, and insurance companies have to pay crash costs.... more »
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Evaluation of Mobile Application's Impact on Bus Dwell Times In Reserve

The mobile application of NJ TRANSIT has the potential to expedite vehicle dwell times by simplifying the fare payment process at bus stops. Therefore, NJ TRANSIT would like to evaluate the impact of the mobile application on bus dwell times as compared to traditional fare media. This evaluation can use automatically collected data (such as farebox records or vehicle location data) and/or field work to record dwell... more »
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Southern New Jersey Passenger Rail In Reserve

There is need for a long-term plan for regional or light rail to be extended through Southern New Jersey beyond Glassboro. This generational project could move along the Delaware River parallel to Route 130 and South and East along the 55 corridor. These corridors would jumpstart residential and commercial development in economically challenged areas. The State should also consider an Amtrak or regional rail line that... more »
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Understanding the Impact of Transportation Network Companies on Conventional Transit in NJ In Reserve

The rapid growth of transportation network companies (TNC) in the US has prompted some researchers/planners to predict a future marked by coordinated services provided by TNCs and transit agencies that would benefit TNCs, transit agencies, and people at large. However, it has also led others to predict the annihilation of conventional public transit by TNCs because of the convenience of the latter. It has thus become... more »
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Feasibility Study: Transportation Network Company (TNC) Integration for Access Link In Reserve

The existence of Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) may provide opportunities for cost-savings to Access Link, NJ TRANSIT’s statewide advance-reservation, shared ride, ADA complementary paratransit service. Presently, all Access Link trips are delivered directly by five (5) service providers that NJ TRANSIT has contracts with, serving separate geographic regions of the State. As Access Link ridership increases... more »
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Analyzing the Impact of Transit-Oriented Developments on Transit Usage In Reserve

While there is a broad consensus that TODs induce additional ridership transit system, the actual net impact remains unclear. This project will seek to survey residents of TODs to determine how their trip patterns have shifted and the priorities the resulted in their living adjacent to a transit station or stop. An additional task may seek to survey customers of TOD retail. The results of this survey should try to... more »
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Introducing High Speed Rail (HSR) System and Mag-Lev Trains in USA In Reserve

The dense population of the northeastern United States makes the Northeast Corridor the most heavily traveled portion of the American passenger rail system. Nearly two-thirds of rail passengers in the United States live in New York City, also home to the nation's busiest passenger rail station, Penn Station. High speed trains can compete with airliners,
New Jersey State also has a unique location in the Northeast on... more »
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Improve Paratransit Service Via Share Mobility Applications In Reserve

The recent development in shared mobility and mobile computing may have potential to improve the paratransit service in NJ. An in-depth study of existing mobility needs and current supply of such services will help reveal the potential for such applications to be applied to improve paratransit. Specific applications may be tested to demonstrate the effectiveness of such.

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"Micro-transit" in New Jersey Proof of Concept In Reserve

Agencies across the country are using technology and new mobility options to expand their focus from being a provider of fixed route public transit to being the manager of public and private mobility options. This customer-focused approach seeks to capitalize on new technologies and mobility options to improve the efficiency of fixed route services, enhance the transit customer’s experience and in some case deliver service... more »
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Connection and Expansion of the Newark Light Rail with Existing Rail Infrastructure In Reserve

Utilizing the existing rail infrastructure of the surrounding urban-suburban areas, connect the Newark Light rail with points north. Using a defunct section of the Erie R.R along the north section of Branch Brook Park to connect the existing Newark Light Rail to a portion of the Norfolk and Southern that runs along the Passaic River. Connecting to the Norfolk and Southern owned portion would further connect the system... more »
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Multi-Modal Circulation in and around Hoboken Terminal In Reserve

On a daily basis, approximately 10,000 pedestrians walk or bicycle from the City of Hoboken to the Hoboken Terminal, with many people heading to the PATH Station and others headed to the trains, buses, light rail or ferry. The pedestrians, cyclists and motorists (including private autos, taxis, transportation network company vehicles like Uber and Lyft, trucks and buses) make the area around the Hoboken Terminal very... more »
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Methodology Development for Bicycle Parking Investment Prioritization In Reserve

NJ TRANSIT rail stations operate as multimodal hubs, often with access to at least one other transit mode in addition to vehicle and non-motorized access. Over the past five years, select stations on the rail network have experienced significant increases in bicycle parking demand. This study will consist of three phases, with an end goal of developing a methodology for prioritizing locations of future bicycle parking... more »
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Analyzing the Impact of Transit-Oriented Developments on Transit Usage In Reserve

While there is a broad consensus that TODs induce additional ridership on the transit system, the actual net impact remains unclear. This project will seek to survey residents of TODs to determine how their trip patterns have shifted and to explore the attitudes, values and preferences in the choice of living adjacent to a transit station or stop. An additional task may seek to survey customers of TOD retail. The results... more »
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Safety Management

An evaluation of the usage & effectiveness of disability roadway warning signs in New Jersey In Reserve

American Community Survey data (2015) shows that over ten percent of New Jersey’s population has one or more disabilities, with increased prevalence rates for certain disabilities in recent years. For example, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimate that New Jersey has the highest rate of Autism Spectrum Disorder of any state in the nation, with one in every 41 NJ children affected with ASD.

Over the past decade,... more »
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