Chapter 30 Transit Project Report

Transit project scoring results are assembled into a document that contains key information about the project, data development and assumptions made for accessibility scoring, quality assurance mapping, and summaries of the accessibility impact findings. The report is organized into 5 sections, as outlined below. A brief description of the content expected in each section is provided here.

Links to the 2018 Transit Project Reports are also provided below for reference.

Chapter I. Introduction

  1. Overview of Project - Provide a brief overview of the project include a project map.

Chapter II. Coding Assumptions

  1. Alignment – Describe alignment and right of way needs.
  2. Attributes – Describe project details and include relevant tables of the GTFS files to describe details of project. Include maps of the transit networks.
  3. Modifications of Existing GTFS Feeds – Describe modifications required to code project in GTFS.

Chapter III. Network Review Results

  1. Network Dataset Configuration Review – Provide network dataset configurations as part of a quality check.
  2. Connectivity Tests – Provide service area analysis quality assurance tests.
  3. Shortest Path – Provide route analysis quality assurance tests.

Chapter IV. Reasonableness of results

  1. Extent of Study Area – Describe study area and development.
  2. Travel Time Contours to Project – Map travel time contours used to develop the study area.
  3. MMA Results – Map MMA results.

Chapter V. Mapping and Final Results

  1. Network (Project Links and Stops) – Map of project.
  2. Build vs No Build – Map average travel time changes by zone.
  3. Project Study Area – Map study area boundary.
  4. Positive and Negative Accessibility Changes – Map accessibility changes.