IMMEDIATE ACTION PROGRAM

THE REPORT IS PART OF A STUDY OF PUBLIC TRANSIT NEEDS IN THE TRI-COUNTY AREA OF SOUTHEASTERN FLORIDA. IT ADDRESSES SHORT-RANGE PROBLEMS OF BEACH TRANSIT, THE MAJOR PRIVATE BUS OPERATOR IN BROWARD CO. FINANCIAL LOSSES HAVE THREATENED THE DISCONTINUATION OF SERVICE. AN ANALYSIS OF PRESENT OPERATIONS REVEALED THAT WHILE SERVICE IS GENERALLY ADEQUATE, SERVICE LEVELS SHOULD BE IMPROVED TO MAXIMIZE RIDERSHIP. THE REPORT CONTAINS A DETAILED VALUATION OF BEACH TRANSIT REAL ESTATE, ROLLING STOCK, AND ACCESSORIES. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN TRANSIT SERVICE IS EXAMINED WITH REFERENCE TO PUBLIC ASSISTANCE, SPECIAL TAXATION, AND JOINT FUNDING PROGRAMS. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT BROWARD CO. TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY ACQUIRE THE PRESENT TRANSIT SYSTEM, AND THE A STABLE REVENUE SOURCE BE SECURED TO UNDERWRITE FUTURE OPERATIONS. CAPITAL COSTS OF THE IMPLEMENTATION PROGRAM ARE OUTLINED. THE REPORT ALSO RECOMMENDS CONSOLIDATION WITH THE SOUTH BROWARD TRANSIT AUTHORITY TO COORDINATE REGIONAL OPERATIONS. SPECIFIC MANAGEMENT AND SERVICE IMPROVEMENTS ARE ADVANCED. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Contract DOT-UT-74
  • Corporate Authors:

    SIMPSON & CURTIN

    PHILADELPHIA, PA  USA 
  • Publication Date: 1971-11

Media Info

  • Pagination: 69 p.
  • Serial:
    • Issue Number: 1

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00242283
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Int Rept
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 17 1982 12:00AM