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Accession Number PB2012-114489
Title LYNX Community Advocacy and Service Engagement (CASE) Project Final Report.
Publication Date May 2009
Media Count 55p
Personal Author R. Houck
Abstract This report is a final assessment of the Community Advocacy & Service Engagement (CASE) project, an FTA-LYNX (Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority) research project designed to study transit education and public engagement methods in Central Florida. In the Orlando area, as in other parts of the country, public transit is generally viewed as a transportation mode of 'last resort.' The research conducted through the CASE project examines the viability of volunteer 'coalitions' in changing misconceptions about transit and advocating for the improvement of transit alternatives. CASE was a five-phase project that used a diverse body of public opinion research to identify common misconceptions about transit and then set out to correct those misconceptions through town hall forums.
Keywords Coalitions
Public education
Public transportation
Research projects
Town hall meetings
Transit systems

Source Agency Federal Transit Administration
NTIS Subject Category 91B - Transportation & Traffic Planning
91D - Communications
43G - Transportation
92D - Education, Law, & Humanities
45D - Sociopolitical
Corporate Author Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority, Orlando.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1225
Contract Number FTA-FL-26-1001-2009.1

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