Transit Employee Wage Data
In response to a request for wage data for employees of Nebraska public transit agencies, data was compiled from the Nebraska Transit Portal on monthly wages and non-pay related employee expenses paid to a range of positions. A survey was also conducted May 4, 2022 through June 1, 2022 of transit agencies to compile driver-specific data.
NDOT Intercity Bus Studies
Statewide intercity bus assessment and feasibility studies to expand Lincoln to Omaha service and add service between Grand Island, Hastings and Kearney were conducted in 2020.
Assessment of Intercity Bus Services in Nebraska
In rural states like Nebraska, intercity bus service is most often used to connect rural areas with larger urbanized areas.
Transit Return on Investment
This Metropolitan Area Planning Agency (MAPA) study evaluates the “business case” for expanding regional transit in the region. The study addresses the key question: How can our decisions around transit and land use yield economic returns for the Greater Omaha economy?
This study was not conducted by Nebraska Public Transit, Nebraska Department of Transportation, or University of Nebraska at Omaha Center for Public Affairs Research.
Vanpool: Connecting the Workforce to Work
This analysis explores the costs, benefits, and opportunities of vanpool in Nebraska. The analysis was commissioned by the Nebraska Department of Transportation. Some of the data used in the analysis was provided by NDOT and their partner in providing vanpool services in Nebraska, Commute with Enterprise.
Coordinating Public Transit in Central Nebraska
An online survey measured stakeholders’ interest and support for public transit coordination between Grand Island, Hastings, and Kearney.
Nebraska Rural Transit Gap Analysis
A study quantified the gaps between transit demand and supply in rural Nebraska for two of the most common public transit services: intercity bus and demand response.
Drivers’ Perspective on Rural Transit in Nebraska
During training sessions offered over a six month period public transit drivers were surveyed regarding rural transit services they provide across the state.
Vehicle Access Challenges
In Nebraska there are tens of thousands of residents who do not have access to a vehicle. Due to preference, financial limitations, disability, or other reasons, they do not have a personal vehicle to transport them to their destination.
Rural Transit: UNO Policy Brief for the Nebraska Legislature
Rural Nebraska is served by a variety of transportation services, including rural public transit, intercity bus service, Amtrak, and air service, as well as private vehicles. Despite this, many rural Nebraskans have no or limited access to transportation services.
Mobility Management: Empirical Evidence of Fiscal Benefits from Multiple States
Mobility management can be defined as a strategic approach to transportation service coordination that improves efficiencies and increases transportation options to meet the needs of the public. What follows are examples of the benefits derived from successfully implemented mobility management projects.