2 edition of status of the nation"s local public transportation found in the catalog.
status of the nation"s local public transportation
United States. Dept. of Transportation.
by U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Urban Mass Transportation Administration in Washington, D.C
Written in English
|Contributions||United States. Urban Mass Transportation Administration.|
|LC Classifications||HE4461 .U535 1984|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 168 p. :|
|Number of Pages||168|
|LC Control Number||85601871|
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The Status of the nation's local public transportation--conditions and performance: report of the Secretary of Transportation to the United States Congress pursuant to SectionSurface Transportation Assistance Act of(Public Law ).
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This book meets that need. Did you know that Americans took billion trips on public transportation in and that transit ridership has increased 26 percent during the last 20 years. These facts come from the National Transit Database (NTD), a trove of statistics and information about public transportation in.
Public transportation transforms communities and the lives of the people living in them by spurring economic development, promoting sustainable lifestyles and providing a higher quality of life. Every segment of American society—-individuals, families, communities, and businesses—benefits from public transportation.
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It argues that aside from grants specifically targeted at low-income riders, public transit services should be self-funding. physical ability etc. A wide range of public transit services has a better capability to meet the diverse range of travel needs of different groups.
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Thursday, April 9 has been designated National Stand Up For Transportation Day. On this day, Americans will meet in communities across the country and online to press Congress to invest in long term transportation funding, especially public transit.
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The CTA system is composed of bus routes and miles of rapid transit rail track. For some, regular, fixed-route public transportation services are ideal; for others, because of health, disability status or geography, more personalized services — such as paratransit, dial-a-ride, reduced-fare taxis or rides in private vehicles available through volunteer driver programs — are needed.
Conditions & Capacity. American transit systems carried billion passenger trips in This is a 33% increase from 20 years ago, when transit carried billion trips, but is million trips less than in 11% of American adults reported taking public transportation on a daily or weekly basis in United States.
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