Tag: Candace Brakewood

The impact of real-time information on bus ridership in New York City

Abstract In the past few years, numerous mobile applications have made it possible for public transit passengers to find routes and/or learn about the expected arrival time of their transit vehicles. Though these services are widely used, their impact on

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An experiment evaluating the impacts of real-time transit information on bus riders in Tampa, Florida

Abstract Public transit agencies often struggle with service reliability issues; when a bus does not arrive on time, passengers become frustrated and may be less likely to choose transit for future trips. To address reliability issues, transit authorities have begun

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An Analysis of Commuter Rail Real-Time Information in Boston

Abstract Prior studies have assessed the impacts of real-time information (RTI) provided to bus and heavy rail riders but not commuter rail passengers. The objective of this research is to investigate the benefits of providing commuter rail RTI. The method

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