This report identifies the training needs of the public transportation industry.
Achieving Mobility Access for Older Adults Through Group Travel Instruction
For many older adults accessible public transportation can be a viable transport option provided they are aware of and familiar with available transit services, trip planning, and how to safely and independently utilize transit systems. Findings are presented from a group travel instruction program piloted with older adults in New Jersey that encompassed classroom training and a field trip.
Improving Pathways to Transit for Persons with Disabilities
This research study explores, through case study work, efforts that have been effective in improving pathways to transit for persons with disabilities.
Travel Patterns, Needs, and Barriers of Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Report from a Survey
To bridge the existing information gap, this paper provides results from a recent survey that focused exclusively on adults with ASD in New Jersey to learn about their travel patterns, the importance of the various types of trips they make, and the barriers they encounter regarding the use of different transportation modes.
Transportation Issues of Adults on the Autism Spectrum: Findings from Focus Group Discussions
This paper presents the findings from a series of focus groups conducted in New Jersey with adults with ASD and their parents or guardians.
Detour to the Right Place: A Study with Recommendations for Addressing the Transportation Needs and Barriers of Adults on the Autism Spectrum in New Jersey
Explores and documents transportation needs and barriers of NJ adults on the Autism spectrum.
Role of Public Transportation as Job Access Mode: Lessons from a Survey of Persons with Disabilities in New Jersey
The primary objective of this paper is to share valuable information from a unique survey of people with disabilities who were actively searching for employment in New Jersey.
Persons with Disabilities Seeking Employment & Public Transportation: Findings of a New Jersey Survey
This brief discusses how transportation is a prominent factor in the job search process and presents an overview of survey findings as they relate to public transit availability, usage, importance, and satisfaction among the approximately 500 survey respondents.
Exploration of Poverty, Employment, Earnings, Job Search, and Commuting Behavior of Persons with Disabilities and African Americans in New Jersey
Taking New Jersey as the study area, the study examined how disability and race are related to employment, poverty, and earnings and how the commuting and job-search behavior of persons with disabilities is affected by their race.
What do People Want to do Instead of Commuting to Work?
The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a sudden shift to working at home. People stopped commuting to their jobs. We fielded two surveys in New Jersey during the pandemic and included questions on what respondents did with time saved from not commuting as well as which...
The End of Speed Traps and Ticket Quotas: Re-framing and Reforming Traffic Cameras to Increase Support
Abstract The U.S. public is skeptical of speed cameras because they are seen as revenue generators. Many cities do indeed raise funds via traffic tickets, although they are primarily issued by police officers, not cameras. Ironically, cameras are poor long-term...
Understanding preferences for bicycling and bicycle infrastructure
Abstract Using survey data collected in New Jersey, we analyze the frequency of bicycling and respondent perceptions of the safety of various bicycling facilities. Data was collected via a mixed-mode survey design, including intercepts, bicycle hangers, flyers in...
Exploring Stress Levels of E-Scooter Riders
Abstract E-scooters are a low-emission and affordable mode of transportation that contributes to environmental and mobility equity goals. The use of e-scooters, however, has resulted in an estimated 70,000 emergency department visits and at least 41 fatalities between...