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'''Welcome to TransitWiki.org  '''
 
[[File:S70_AT_SDSU.jpg|right|San Diego Metropolitan Transit System Trolley|370px]]TransitWiki.org is developed and maintained by transit planners for transit planners.  The goal of the site is to facilitate information transfer among California's transit agencies to accelerate the successful implementation of cost-effective strategies to improve transit service.  On this site you'll find basic information about strategies, examples of their implementation, and links to reports and guidance from the American Public Transportation Association, the Transit Cooperative Research Program, University Transportation Centers, Caltrans, and local agencies. 
 
 
TransitWiki.org was originally created by the [http://www.its.ucla.edu/ UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies] and funded by the [http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/MassTrans/index.html Caltrans Division of Mass Transportation's] Statewide Transit Strategic Plan project. UCLA and Caltrans maintain no responsibility for site content contributed after September 27, 2012.
 
 
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==Getting Started==
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This site is based on the MediaWiki software that powers Wikipedia and many other sites across the web. If you're familiar with how to navigate or edit Wikipedia, then TransitWiki.org should be straight forward. If you'd like additional assistance, see the sections below.
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===Welcome to TransitWiki.org===
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[[File:Greentrip2.jpg|thumb|right|450px|The [[GreenTRIP Connect|GreenTRIP Connect]] application allows  users to quickly estimate the average daily driving and average daily greenhouse gas emissions impacts from a proposed developments]]TransitWiki.org is developed and maintained by transit professionals for transit professionals. The goal of the site is to facilitate information transfer among transit agencies to accelerate the successful implementation of cost-effective strategies to improve transit service. On this site you'll find basic information about strategies, examples of their implementation, and links to reports and guidance from the [http://www.apta.com/resources/Pages/Default.aspx American Public Transportation Association], the [http://www.tcrponline.org/SitePages/Home.aspx Transit Cooperative Research Program], [http://www.rita.dot.gov/utc/centers University Transportation Centers], Caltrans, and local agencies.  The [http://www.dot.ca.gov/rail/ California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Division of Rail and Mass Transportation] funds the [https://www.its.ucla.edu UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies] work on TransitWiki and outreach and coordination efforts with California's transit agencies.
  
===Finding Information===
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<big>'''Highlights'''</big>
* Start at an article and follow the web of links:
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* A [[TransitWiki:Ridership_Visualization|visualization]] of transit ridership per capita for most US urban areas.
** [[Fare reform]]
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** '''New''': Now includes service provision and effectiveness metrics.
** [[Contracting transit operations]]
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* A [[TransitWiki:Visualization|visualization]] of NTD Data for transit speeds and performance in California
** [[Streetcar alternatives]]
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* Portals for the '''[[Portal:FTA_Mobility on Demand Sandbox|FTA Mobility on Demand Sandbox Program]]''' and '''[[Portal:Shared Use Mobility|Shared Use Mobility]]'''
** [[Automated fare media]]
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* See how smaller agencies can [[Asset management for small agencies|prepare for FTA's new Transit Asset Management rule]]
** [[California Vanpool Authority]]
 
** [[Value-capture finance]]
 
** [[:Category:Reduce dwell time]] - an example of a category page with content
 
* Browse the site tree:
 
** [[:Category:Capital planning and project delivery]] - cost-effective strategies for major investments
 
** [[:Category:Operations planning]] - strategies to improve operating performance
 
** [[:Category:Transit system management]] - managerial strategies affecting transit agencies, including fare restructuring and outsourcing.
 
** [[:Category:Coordination]] - measures which require significant coordination with external agencies and actors
 
* External resources
 
** [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template:Public_transport Public Transport resources on Wikipedia]
 
** [http://streetswiki.wikispaces.com/ Streetswiki] for pedestrian & bike strategies.
 
  
===Contributing Information===
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* More Information
 
** [//www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Configuration_settings Configuration settings list]
 
** [//www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:FAQ MediaWiki FAQ]
 
* Updates for Contributors
 
** 6/12 - site transferred to transitwiki.org
 
** 4/5 - Spring quarter kick-off meeting at Lewis Center Conference Room - meeting invite via email
 
** 3/28 - Thank you for continuing to add and edit content
 
** 3/7 - Major work session
 
** 2/14 - Updated [[Help:Contents]] to improve guidance for adding or editing content, pages, and categories.  Have a question? Ask it on [[Help talk:Contents]].
 
** 2/13 - Before creating a new page or category, please expand and look at the site trees for [[:Category:Internal strategies]] and [[:Category:External strategies]]
 
** 2/9 - Please work on converting [https://docs.google.com/document/d/105oDY-ta4EXS5ApTRYIfxC5Z_SZ6crfTvAwz1uTaKxo/edit outline] the to Wiki form.  
 
** 2/9 - The site is based on the same system as Wikipedia.  They have extensive tutorials[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Introduction] on how to edit Wiki pages.
 
  
=== Help with the Wiki ===
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===Help shape the future of TransitWiki.org as an Advisory Group member===
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TransitWiki.org is forming an User Advisory Group to provide on TransitWiki community decisions. The User Advisory Group will meet informally by emails, chat, and web meetings.  See [[TransitWiki:User Advisory Group|the User Advisory Group page for more information]].

Latest revision as of 22:40, 10 August 2020

Welcome to TransitWiki.org

The GreenTRIP Connect application allows users to quickly estimate the average daily driving and average daily greenhouse gas emissions impacts from a proposed developments
TransitWiki.org is developed and maintained by transit professionals for transit professionals. The goal of the site is to facilitate information transfer among transit agencies to accelerate the successful implementation of cost-effective strategies to improve transit service. On this site you'll find basic information about strategies, examples of their implementation, and links to reports and guidance from the American Public Transportation Association, the Transit Cooperative Research Program, University Transportation Centers, Caltrans, and local agencies. The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Division of Rail and Mass Transportation funds the UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies work on TransitWiki and outreach and coordination efforts with California's transit agencies.

Highlights

Registration is required to edit TransitWiki. Due to persistent automated spamming, .com addresses are restricted from self-registration. If you would like to register using a .com address, email transitwiki@luskin.ucla.edu.

See Articles by Topic

Help shape the future of TransitWiki.org as an Advisory Group member

TransitWiki.org is forming an User Advisory Group to provide on TransitWiki community decisions. The User Advisory Group will meet informally by emails, chat, and web meetings. See the User Advisory Group page for more information.