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Multi-Modal System Components and Users

Bus Ridership Data Analysis System

Developing a comprehensive Bus Ridership Data Analysis System would allow NJ TRANSIT to better anticipate travel demand, more effectively ensure that all communities are provided equitable service, and better target its customer outreach efforts. Currently, NJ TRANSIT uses fare revenue as an indicator of passenger ridership. The agency also relies on passenger surveys to obtain samples of ridership demographics as well ...more »

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Planning & Environment

Understanding the Needs of Current and Potential Bus Transit Riders

Conduct research to identify best practices used by transit agencies to better understand the needs of current and potential bus riders. The research should explore the survey methodologies used which could include telephone surveys, online surveys, face-to-face interviews, onboard surveys, public outreach events, interviews with local stakeholders or other innovative techniques to reach users, non-users, and former users ...more »

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Planning & Environment

Understanding the Needs of Current and Potential Bus Transit Riders

Conduct research to identify best practices used by transit agencies to better understand the needs of current and potential bus riders. The research should explore the survey methodologies used which could include telephone surveys, online surveys, face-to-face interviews, onboard surveys, public outreach events, interviews with local stakeholders or other innovative techniques to reach users, non-users, and former users ...more »

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Multi-Modal System Components and Users

Analyzing the Impact of Transit-Oriented Developments on Transit Usage

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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Planning & Environment

Impact of Real Estate Development in the City of Newark on NJ TRANSIT Rail and Light Rail Ridership

The recent investment (estimated at $2.6 billion) in Newark real estate development will have a significant impact on Newark Light Rail and Rail ridership. This proposed study will assess ridership and current service, analyze potential growth, and allow for future adjustments to address service needs. Mayor Baraka has expressed an interest in the redevelopment of Newark and in the investment in transportation. This ...more »

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