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Cost-effective public transportation for small urban areas

F. J. Wegmann

Cost-effective public transportation for small urban areas

by F. J. Wegmann

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Published by University of North Carolina, Institute for Transportation Research and Education in Raleigh, NC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tennessee
    • Subjects:
    • Local transit -- Tennessee -- Costs -- Case studies.,
    • Taxicabs -- Tennessee -- Costs -- Case studies.,
    • Older people -- Transportation -- Tennessee -- Case studies.,
    • People with disabilities -- Transportation -- Tennessee -- Case studies.,
    • Poor -- Transportation -- Tennessee -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementFrederick J. Wegmann, Arun Chatterjee, Ralph Volpe.
      GenreCase studies.
      ContributionsChatterjee, Arun., Volpe, Ralph., Tennessee. Dept. of Transportation., University of Tennessee (Knoxville Campus). Transportation Center., Southeastern Transportation Center (U.S.), University Transportation Centers Program (U.S.), UNC Institute for Transportation Research and Education.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE4487.T2 W43 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 99 p. :
      Number of Pages99
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1240049M
      LC Control Number94621598
      OCLC/WorldCa30061055

        Thus, at the current ridership levels the public transportation system is not cost effective compared to other commercial rates for transportation. To make public transportation competitive with commercial rates (about $45/rider), the ridership would need to go up by about 50% on a weekly basis (a total of about riders per week).Cited by: 2. 1 If public and private expenditures on infrastructure are a measure of importance, then transportation is the most important single element of the physical infrastructure in urban areas. 2 This guide uses the shorthand “transportation system” to mean the facilities (e.g., roads and rails), programs and policies that the public sector File Size: KB.

      This guidebook is a resource for rural and small urban transit agency managers to use in better understanding, predicting, and managing operational costs. Doing so can improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and sustainability of public transit in the community served. The guide is presented in three parts: Part 1. Public transportation in the United States refers to publicly financed mass transit services across the nation. This includes various forms of bus, rail, ferry, and sometimes, airline services. Most established public transit systems are located in central, urban areas where there is enough density and public demand to require public transportation. In more auto-centric .

      Since September , the Institute for Defense Analyses has been under contract with the Department of Transportation to perform a general study of the economic behavior of the urban public transit industry. The project comprised two complementary Anonymous.   Updated on Ap at p.m. ET. T he coronavirus pandemic appears destined to widen the political divide between the nation’s big cities and the smaller places beyond them. And that.


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