Traditional methods of data collection in the transit system

In an essay format answer the following questions:

In essay format answer the following questions:

After reading the chapter by Capri (2015) on manual data collection. Answer the following questions:

  1. What were the traditional methods of data collection in the transit system?
  2. Why are the traditional methods insufficient in satisfying the requirement of data collection?
  3. Give a synopsis of the case study and your thoughts regarding the requirements of the optimization and performance measurement requirements and the impact to expensive and labor-intensive nature.

In an APA7 formatted essay answer all questions above. There should be headings to each of the questions above as well. Ensure there are at least three-peer reviewed sources to support your work. The paper should be at least two pages of content (this does not include the cover page or reference page).

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Requirements: two pages of content not including the cover page or reference page

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Based on data gathered from the United States energy, it is clear that 50% of commuters do not use public transport to work, but rather their vehicles. That shows the number of cars on the road and how it can cause traffic. However, traffic can be mitigated through people utilizing public transit services (Tan, Steinbach, Karpatne, & Kumar, 2019). And therefore, public transit services must be improved by reducing costs and improving service quality to increase their utility and attract more people in using public transport to avoid them using their vehicles.


Transit data collection is essential for efficient traffic data collection in specific areas. However, transit data collection is still difficult due to different systems of data collection which are not designed for transit performance monitoring. Also, each data collection domain requires skilled personnel to gather quality data. To remove data barriers, transit data collection should be done online to enable connections and interoperability among transit data sets.

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Traditional methods of data collection in the transit system

Validity and reliability

However, in scholarly research, the rules are more strict and we are required to follow protocols so the data is as accurate and it can be applied to our issue under investigation.

Here is our DB discussion topic:

For this weeks assignment, please indicate two types of reliability (e.g., test-retest) and one type of validity (e.g., concurrent) and provide a definition of each then an example of when and how it would be applied in a research scenario. You are encouraged to apply this topic to your current job or profession.

Be sure to respond to at least 2 of your classmates’ posts.

The original work should be at least 350 word count

Requirements: 350 words

I am a social worker at a elementary school in Mississippi

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Validity measures whether a specific test has measured what it is supposed to measure. This is to ensure that the results recorded can be accurately interpreted and applied. Criterion-related validity is one type of validity that is used to measure to which extent the results of a used measure correspond or align to the results of other valid measures that apply a similar concept (Van Iddekinge et al., 2019). For example, during the hiring of new social workers, the school assesses different criteria that are likely to predict whether the new social workers would be effective in their job. Social workers who do well on the test are more likely to do well if employed than those who do poorly on a test.

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Validity and reliability