This research will examine the potential for the adoption of a standardized fare payment system throughout California’s transit operators; to better serve their customers and provide seamless trip-planning and payment.
The purpose of this project is to develop a CENtrally COordinated Shuttle system (CENCOS) which can effectively coordinate airport shuttle schedules and routes in order to minimize curb congestion at the pick-up and drop-off points, reduce operational cost, improve quality of service with considerable benefits to mobility and environment.
This project builds off of a previous project nearing completion (Designing Public Transit Stations to Enhance Access to First/Last Mile Mode Choices) by continuing stakeholder interviews, updating ArcGIS map files (bicycle lane, operator zones, transit stations), exploring travel behavior, and monitoring best practices to increase micromobility and public transit ridership post-COVID-19.
Starting in early 2020, the world has experienced huge disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The analyses carried out in this study will shed light on the complicated impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on activity participation and travel patterns, including commuting and non-commuting (e.g., discretionary) trips, and the use of various means of travel.