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Who Needs a Ride in Nebraska?

An analysis of ACS and Census data reveals why public transit is important across Nebraska.

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Coordinating Public Transit in Central Nebraska

An online survey measured stakeholders’ interest and support for public transit coordination between Grand Island, Hastings, and Kearney.

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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.

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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.

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Economic Impact of Transportation

This research shows how the transportation industry drives broader economic success in Nebraska.

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Nebraska Public Transit Website Redesign

This project examined how analytics influenced the redesign of a public service website.

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Facebook Page Network Visualization

A visual depiction of the social network for Nebraska Public Transit’s Facebook page and accompanying data on the page’s performance.

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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.

View Vehicle Access Challenges in Nebraska, February 2018

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.

View Assessment of Intercity Bus Services in Nebraska, July 2017

View Assessment of Intercity Bus Services in Nebraska, July 2014

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.

View Rural Transit, November 2014

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.

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For questions about research on rural public transit contact the UNO Center for Public Affairs Research:

Josie Schafer, Director
jgschafer@unomaha.edu
402-554-2134