URBAN TRANSIT IN CANADA: INTEGRATION AND INNOVATION AT ITS BEST

Most U.S. transit planners are familiar with both Toronto's and Montreal's highly successful subway systems as well as with the pioneering efforts of Edmonton and Calgary to build light rail transit systems. This article highlights recent Canadian advances in the urban transit field. Canada is considered transit industry leader because its bountiful bus, streetcar, and subway systems are extremely well integrated and efficiently run. Its cities are also far ahead of their American counterparts in linking transit with urban growth.

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    Eno Transportation Foundation

    1250 I Street, NW, Suite 750
    Washington, DC  USA  20005
  • Authors:
    • Cervero, R
  • Publication Date: 1986-7

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  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 293-316
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  • Accession Number: 00932201
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 7 2002 12:00AM