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Uses of Social Media in Public Transportation (2022)

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Suggested Citation:"Abbreviations and Acronyms." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2022. Uses of Social Media in Public Transportation. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/26451.
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54 BART Bay Area Rapid Transit Capital Metro (CapMetro) Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention COMET Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority DM direct message DTPW Department of Transportation and Public Works GTFS General Transit Feed Specification ICT information and communications technology ISU Iowa State University IT information technology LDA latent Dirichlet allocation MDT Miami-Dade Transit MOBANA MOBility ANAlyzer MTA Metropolitan Transportation Authority SW Transit SouthWest Transit RSS Really Simple Syndication TANK Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky TCRP Transit Cooperative Research Program TriMet Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon TTI Texas A&M Transportation Institute Abbreviations and Acronyms

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A high percentage of transit agencies believe social media is important for increasing ridership, improving customer satisfaction, and improving agency image.

The TRB Transit Cooperative Research Program's TCRP Synthesis 156: Uses of Social Media in Public Transportation updates 2012's TCRP Synthesis 99: Uses of Social Media in Public Transportation and again explores the use of social media among transit agencies. It documents innovative and effective practices in the United States and Canada.

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