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 Presentations

Below are the presentations from the APTA  Multimodal Operations Planning Workshop, held July 26-28, 2010, in New York, NY.

  
Presenters
  
  
collapse Session : Better Coordination between Modes ‎(4)
Don’t Be Evil: The Rise of Silicon Valley Private Express Bus Services and Public Transit’s Response
Kevin Connolly
S9_Dont_Be_Evil.pdfS9_Dont_Be_Evil
Flex Routing Using Paratransit
Joann Scott
Flex-Routing-Using-Paratransit.pdfFlex-Routing-Using-Paratransit
Public Transportation Via Bicycle
Max Hepp-Buchanan
Public-Transportation-Via-Bicycle.pdfPublic-Transportation-Via-Bicycle
Super Size Me… or Not? – Deploying Right-Sized Transit Vehicles to Promote Accessibility, Maintain Passenger Carrying Capacities, and Maximize Operating
Jon Y. Nouchi
Super-Size-Me-or-Not.pdfSuper-Size-Me-or-Not
collapse Session : Doing More with Less #1 ‎(4)
Colorado Springs Mountain Metropolitan Transit
Thomas Wittmann P.E.
Colorado-Springs-Mountain-Metropolitan-Transit.pdfColorado-Springs-Mountain-Metropolitan-Transit
Effectively Reallocating Resources
John F. Calnan
Effectively-Reallocating-Resources.pdfEffectively-Reallocating-Resources
Protecting the Core Network
Marie Lewis
Protecting-the-Core-Network.pdfProtecting-the-Core-Network
Suffolk County Transit: Restructuring Service to Meet Today’s Travel Needs
Walter Cherwony P.E.
Suffolk-County-Transit-Restructuring-Service-to-Meet-Today’s-Travel-Needs.pdfSuffolk-County-Transit-Restructuring-Service-to-Meet-Today’s-Travel-Needs
collapse Session : Doing More with Less #2 ‎(3)
A Suburban Transit Agency’s Efforts to Re-invent Itself with a New Type of Community Transit
Alejandro Blei
A Suburban-Transit-Agencys-Efforts-to-Re-invent-Itself-with-a-New-Type-of-Community-Transit.pdfA Suburban-Transit-Agencys-Efforts-to-Re-invent-Itself-with-a-New-Type-of-Community-Transit
Improving Transit Station Design with Passenger Simulation Software
Mark C. Walker
Improving-Transit-Station-Design-with-Passenger-Simulation-Software.pdfImproving-Transit-Station-Design-with-Passenger-Simulation-Software
Preparing the 2010 NYCT Service Reductions: Lessons Learned From Prior Exercises, or How We Spent our Christmas Vacation
Judith McClain
Preparing-the-2010-NYCT-Service-Reductions-Lessons-Learned-From-Prior-Exercises-or-How-We-Spent-our-Christmas-Vacation.pdfPreparing-the-2010-NYCT-Service-Reductions-Lessons-Learned-From-Prior-Exercises-or-How-We-Spent-our-Christmas-Vacation
collapse Session : Host Session I ‎(4)
An Overview of Public Transportation in the New York Metro Area
Joel P. Ettinger
An-Overview-of-Public-Transportation-in-the-New-York-Metro-Area.pdfAn-Overview-of-Public-Transportation-in-the-New-York-Metro-Area
Developing Transit Alternatives for a New Tappan Zee Bridge
Russell Robbins
Developing-Transit-Alternatives-for-a-New-Tappan-Zee-Bridge.pdfDeveloping-Transit-Alternatives-for-a-New-Tappan-Zee-Bridge
Planning for the Second Avenue Subway: From Dream to Hole in the Ground
Allyson Bechtel
Planning-for-the-Second-Avenue-Subway-From-Dream-to.pdfPlanning-for-the-Second-Avenue-Subway-From-Dream-to
The Merger of Seven Private Companies into One MTA Company
Norman C. Silverman
The-Merger-of-Seven-Private-Companies-into-One-MTA-Company.pdfThe-Merger-of-Seven-Private-Companies-into-One-MTA-Company
collapse Session : Host Session II ‎(4)
Broadway Boulevard: Planning to Expand Pedestrian Space at Times Square and Herald Square.  Concepts, Process, Outcomes
Ryan Rysso
Broadway-Boulevard-Planning-to-Expand-Pedestrian-Space-at-Times-Square-and-Herald-Square-Concepts-Process-Outcomes.pdfBroadway-Boulevard-Planning-to-Expand-Pedestrian-Space-at-Times-Square-and-Herald-Square-Concepts-Process-Outcomes
New Jersey Transit BRT Initiatives: Go Bus28 and Reuse of a Right-of-way in Union County
James M. Gilligan
New-Jersey-Transit-BRT-Initiatives-Go-Bus28-and-Reuse-of-a-Right-of-way-in-Union-County.pdfNew-Jersey-Transit-BRT-Initiatives-Go-Bus28-and-Reuse-of-a-Right-of-way-in-Union-County
North Shore Staten Island Alternatives Analysis: Restoring a Long-Abandoned Right-of-Way for Transit Use
Darnell Tyson
North-Shore-Staten-Island-Alternatives-Analysis-Restoring-a-Long-Abandoned-Right-of-Way-for-Transit-Use.pdfNorth-Shore-Staten-Island-Alternatives-Analysis-Restoring-a-Long-Abandoned-Right-of-Way-for-Transit-Use
Planning for Central Avenue Bus Rapid Transit
Naomi Kelin
Planning-for-Central-Avenue-Bus-Rapid-Transit.pdfPlanning-for-Central-Avenue-Bus-Rapid-Transit
collapse Session : Luncheon Speaker ‎(1)
From Southeast Asia to New York – Density, Profitability, and Reliability of Subway Systems
Alex Lu
Lunch-From-Southeast-Asia-to-New-York-Density-Profitability-and-Reliability-of-Subway-Systems.pdfLunch-From-Southeast-Asia-to-New-York-Density-Profitability-and-Reliability-of-Subway-Systems
collapse Session : Performance Measures and Benchmarking ‎(4)
How’m I Doing? Guiding Transit Service and Investment through Performance and Productivity Measures
Kevin Connolly
S5_How_am_I Doing.pdfS5_How_am_I Doing
Lessons and Experiences from New York City Transit’s Participation in the CoMET Metro Benchmarking and the International Bus Benchmarking Groups
Peter G. Cafiero
Lessons-and-Experiences-from-New-York-City-Transits.pdfLessons-and-Experiences-from-New-York-City-Transits
New York City Transit’s Wait Assessment Performance Indicator Program
Anthony Cramer
New-York-City-Transit’s-Wait-Assessment-Performance-Indicator-Program.pdfNew-York-City-Transit’s-Wait-Assessment-Performance-Indicator-Program
That Which is Measured, Improves – Measuring Five Years of Bus Big Gaps, On-Time and Bunching   
Michael Haynes
That-Which-is-Measured-Improves-Measuring-Five-Years-of-Bus-Big-Gaps-On-Time-and-Bunching.pdfThat-Which-is-Measured-Improves-Measuring-Five-Years-of-Bus-Big-Gaps-On-Time-and-Bunching
collapse Session : Redesign of Routes to Accommodate User Needs ‎(5)
Early Implementation of BRT-like Services to Accommodate User and Non-User Needs
Michael Abegg
Early-Implementation-of-BRT-like-Services-to-Accommodate-User-and-Non-User-Needs.pdfEarly-Implementation-of-BRT-like-Services-to-Accommodate-User-and-Non-User-Needs
Evaluation of a Service Restructuring: the Story of the 30s/70s Bus Routes
James R. Hamre
Evaluation-of-a-Service-Restructuring-the-Story-of-the-30s-70s.pdfEvaluation-of-a-Service-Restructuring-the-Story-of-the-30s-70s
Low-Cost, High-Impact Opportunities Beneath the Radar
Harris Schechtman
Low-Cost-High-Impact-Opportunities-Beneath-the-Radar.pdfLow-Cost-High-Impact-Opportunities-Beneath-the-Radar
Redesign of Routes and Facilities to Accommodate Growth and User Needs in Downtown Minneapolis — Marquette and 2nd Avenue UPA Project
Steve Mahowald
Redesign-of-Routes-and-Facilities-to-Accommodate-Growth.pdfRedesign-of-Routes-and-Facilities-to-Accommodate-Growth
Transit and the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games
Matt Craig
Transit-and-the-Vancouver-2010-Winter-Olympic-Games.pdfTransit-and-the-Vancouver-2010-Winter-Olympic-Games
collapse Session : The Work That Goes into Planning a Schedule ‎(5)
Calculating Running Times
Daniel Boyle
Calculating-Running-Times.pdfCalculating-Running-Times
Calculating Running Times
Daniel Boyle
S6_Calculating_Running_Times.pdfS6_Calculating_Running_Times
Efficiently and Effectively Restructuring Under-performing Service: Alexandria Transit Route AT7
Albert Himes
Efficiently-and-Effectively-Restructuring-Under-performing-Service-Alexandria-Transit-Route-AT7.pdfEfficiently-and-Effectively-Restructuring-Under-performing-Service-Alexandria-Transit-Route-AT7
Plans “A” thru “F:” FrontRunner Schedules that Didn’t
Damon Blythe
Plans-A-thru-F-FrontRunner-Schedules-that-Didn’t.pdfPlans-A-thru-F-FrontRunner-Schedules-that-Didn’t
Using APC and AVL Data to Tune Schedules
Steve Miraglio
Using-APC-and-AVL-Data-to-Tune-Schedules.pdfUsing-APC-and-AVL-Data-to-Tune-Schedules
collapse Session : Using Transit to Attract Development ‎(4)
Building a Transit City – Toronto’s “Transit City” Light Rail Program
Bill Dawson
Building-a-Transit-City-Toronto’s-Transit-City-Light-Rail-Program.pdfBuilding-a-Transit-City-Toronto’s-Transit-City-Light-Rail-Program
The Capitol Riverfront Revitalization - A Continuing Story
Circe Torruellas
The-Capitol-Riverfront-Revitalization-A-Continuing-Story.pdfThe-Capitol-Riverfront-Revitalization-A-Continuing-Story
Things Always Go Better with Transit!  Land Use Planning and Bus Rapid Transit Development on El Camino Real, Silicon Valley’s Grand Boulevard
Kevin Connolly
S8_Things_Always_Go_Better_with_Transit.pdfS8_Things_Always_Go_Better_with_Transit
Transit Oriented Developments – The Ottawa Experience
Colleen A. Connelly
Transit-Oriented-Developments-The-Ottawa-Experience.pdfTransit-Oriented-Developments-The-Ottawa-Experience
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