Research Highlights

Disseminating the Sustainable City Year Program (SCYP) Educational Model to UTC Campuses

Nico Larco
Marc Schlossberg
The University of Oregon has developed a catalytic learning model that simultaneously meets the needs of both the next generation’s transportation workforce and cities looking for innovative and catalytic ways to advance a new era of transportation goals. Named the Sustainable City Year Program (SCYP), the model links local community priorities (as expressed through local plans and city council goals) with courses from a range of disciplines at a nearby university. The UO program engages 500+... Read More

LRT/BRT/SCT/CRT Development Outcomes FINAL PHASE

Arthur C. Nelson
Kristina Currans , Nicole Iroz-Elardo
This project will be the FINAL PHASE of a genre of NITC-sponsored research that includes previous NITC contracts 547, 650, 763. and 1103. As background, contracts 547 and 650 were used to build station area databases for 12 light rail transit (LRT) systems, nine bus rapid transit (BRT) systems, four streetcar transit (SCT), and five commuter rail transit (CRT) systems. For contract 763, we evaluated 13 BRT systems. For all three studies, we included employment data extending annually from 200... Read More