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Public Transit Office

Office Manager
Ed Coven
State Transit Manager

605 Suwannee Street
Mail Station 26
Tallahassee, FL 32399

Tel: 850-414-4500
Fax: 850-414-4508
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The mission of the FDOT Transit Office is to "identify, support, advance and manage cost effective, efficient and safe transportation systems and alternatives to maximize the passenger carrying capacity of surface transportation facilities." The FDOT Transit Office consists of three sections (Grants Administration; Transit Operations; Transit Planning) each of which has specific areas of responsibility.



2018 Transit Technology Primer and Tool   
Posted: August 2018
This Transit Technology Primer and the accompanying Transit Technology Assessment Framework Tool (TTAFT) are intended to be resources for transit agencies in researching traditional and emerging transit technologies. This application is a synthesis of the policy and regulatory framework surrounding transit technology; past and ongoing research, prototype, and pilot efforts; commercially available products; and the experiences of transit agencies.

To access the Transit Technology Assessment Framework Tool, click on the link above and use the following instructions:

1. Download the zip file containing the tool from the FDOT website into a local folder.

2. Right click the zip file and then select "Extract All…" and select a location to extract the files to.

3. Finally, run the "setup.exe" file in the folder where the files were extracted to.

This will extract all the necessary files to run the FDOT Transit Technology Assessment Framework Tool and Primer and place a shortcut on your Desktop to access the tool.

2018 Mobile Fare Payment Phase II Implementation Final Report  
Posted: June 2018
This Final Report contains the results of the final evaluation of the StarMetro mobile fare payment. The pilot supported several activities, including the configuration of the selected mobile fare payment application, the development and implementation of a marketing plan and the campaign to secure the participation of bus riders to test the app.

2018 Mobile Fare Payment Phase II Implementation Appendices  
Posted: June 2018
This is the supporting data to the Mobile Fare Payment Final Report.

A National Synthesis of Transit and Complete Street Practices  
Posted: May 2018
This guidebook explores how public transit can be incorporated into complete street planning and design by examining successful projects nationwide. 

2017 Florida Transit Information and Performance Handbook 
Posted: December 2017
This handbook provides a synopsis of Florida's transit agencies and systems data, and a snapshot of their performance in the 2016 reporting year.