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Davis Amtrak Station Access Program: A Pilot in a Pandemic

Abstract

The Davis Amtrak station, a stop on the regional Capital Corridor line has the third highest passenger usage along the Capitol Corridor and up until early 2020, ridership was increasing. However, the station’s parking lot fills up before 6am on weekday mornings and this poses an access challenge to passengers. City of Davis Transportation staff have planned shared-use mobility programs as a cost-effective solution to make commuting by train easier, more productive, affordable, and travel-time competitive. This research brief summarizes findings from a University of California, Davis study, the objective of which was to inform and evaluate the City’s planned programs.

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