ROCHESTER TRANSIT IMPROVEMENT STUDY

THIS IS A SHORT-TERM TRANSIT IMPROVEMENT STUDY OF THE ROCHESTER TRANSIT SYSTEM DIRECTED TOWARD THE FOLLOWING OBJECTIVES: 1) TO MAKE TRANSIT OPERATIONS MORE EFFICIENT BY RECOMMENDING BETTER ROUTES, SCHEDULES, METHODS OF OPERATIONS AND FARE STRUCTURES, 2) TO DETERMINE THE FINANCIAL FEASIBILITY OF EXTENDING SERVICE TO AREAS NOT PRESENTLY SERVED, 3) TO MATERIALLY AID BUS OPERATIONS BY DETECTING DEFICIENCIES IN THE STREET SYSTEM, 4) TO IDENTIFY AND JUSTIFY CAPITAL FACILITIES NEEDS, 5) TO DEVELOP AN OPERATIONS PLAN WHICH WOULD COORDINATE BUS SERVICE WITH TRANSIT IMPROVEMENTS RECOMMENDED IN OTHER STUDIES COVERING EXPRESS BUS SERVICE AND A DOWNTOWN BUS TERMINAL. THE REPORT IS DIVIDED INTO TEN SECTIONS: INTRODUCTION, A HISTORY AND DESCRIPTION OF THE REGIONAL TRANSIT SYSTEM, A STUDY APPROACH, ROUTES AND SCHEDULES, QUALITY OF SERVICE, MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES AND PRACTICES, STREET TRAFFIC IMPROVEMENTS, ORGANIZATIONAL MATTERS, CAPITAL REQUIREMENTS, AND A SUMMARY OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS. APPENDICES ARE INCLUDED IN A SEPARATE VOLUME. /UMTA/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Contract NY-09-0006 UMTA-NY-09-0006-73-1
  • Corporate Authors:

    Coverdale and Colpitts

    140 Broadway
    New York, NY  United States  10005
  • Publication Date: 1973-1

Media Info

  • Pagination: 193 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00242234
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Urban Mass Transportation Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rept
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 20 1982 12:00AM