The NTIS website and supporting ordering systems are undergoing a major upgrade from 8PM on September 25th through approximately October 6. During that time, much of the functionality, including subscription and product ordering, shipping, etc., will not be available. You may call NTIS at 1-800-553-6847 or (703) 605-6000 to place an order but you should expect delayed shipment. Please do NOT include credit card numbers in any email you might send NTIS.
Documents in the NTIS Technical Reports collection are the results of federally funded research. They are directly submitted to or collected by NTIS from Federal agencies for permanent accessibility to industry, academia and the public.  Before purchasing from NTIS, you may want to check for free access from (1) the issuing organization's website; (2) the U.S. Government Printing Office's Federal Digital System website; (3) the federal government Internet portal; or (4) a web search conducted using a commercial search engine such as
Accession Number PB2012-112253
Title Analysis of the Status and Impact of NCTR Projects. Summary Report.
Publication Date 2012
Media Count 1p
Personal Author M. J. Audino
Abstract The National Center for Transit Research (NCTR) was established in 1999 at the University of South Florida. NCTR examines public transit issues with an emphasis on innovation applied to public policy and a multidisciplinary, multimodal focus. NCTR has conducted numerous projects for the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), including 30 projects from 2007 to 2010. In this project, NCTR assessed the implementation status and identified outcomes and impacts of these projects. The reviewer focused on basic questions: (1) How well did the research results reach the customer; (2) How did the customer utilize the research results; and (3) How did the research results impact the customer. These questions were addressed for each project, and the findings were the basis of a discussion of process improvements that might inform the selection of projects most likely to have widespread impacts and ensure that selected projects produce desired impacts.
Keywords Customers
Multimodal transportation systems
National Center for Transit Research (NCIR)
Public policies
Public transportation
Research projects
Technology innovation
Transit industries
Urban areas

Source Agency Department of Transportation
NTIS Subject Category 91B - Transportation & Traffic Planning
43G - Transportation
85 - Transportation
Corporate Author Center for Urban Transportation Research, Tampa, FL. National Center for Transit Research.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1225
Contract Number N/A

Science and Technology Highlights

See a sampling of the latest scientific, technical and engineering information from NTIS in the NTIS Technical Reports Newsletter

Acrobat Reader Mobile    Acrobat Reader