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Our Community Partner: TriMet
Our Community Partner: TriMet

Site Address:

4012 SE 17th Avenue
Portland, OR 97202

Site Contact:

Steven Callas, Coordinator, Service & Performance Analysis
Phone: 503-238-7433

Faculty Contact:

Thomas Kimple, Research Associate, Center for Urban Studies and Planning
Phone: 503-725-8207

Project Description:

The primary aim of this partnership is to analyze data collected by the TriMet Bus Dispatch System to improve transit planning, scheduling, and operations. This is largely achieved through analysis of automatic vehicle location and automatic passenger counter data. The desired outcome of the research is to provide better (more reliable) service to passengers in a more cost effective manner.

Project Website:

Type of Partnership: Community-based Research

Partnership Frequency: Practica

Student Commitment: 2 students, 15 hours per week

Partnership Began: 1/1/1997

Partnership Ended: On-going