PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION FEASIBILITY STUDY: ANCHORAGE, ALASKA

THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A PUBLIC MASS TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM IN ANCHORAGE, ALASKA, IS EXAMINED. FINANCIALLY UNSUCCESSFUL BUS OPERATIONS IN THE PAST ARE REVIEWD. THE AUTHORS DISCUSS THE NEED FOR PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION WITH REFERENCE TO IMPROVING COMMUNITY-WIDE MOBILITY AND PROVIDING SPECIFIC BENEFITS FOR MIDDLE-INCOME RESIDENTS AND MINORITY GROUPS. POSSIBLE APPLICATIONS OF STEAM BUSES AND PEOPLE MOVERS ARE DISCUSSED. THE REPORT DEVELOPS SEVERAL OPERATIONAL AND PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR A PROPOSED TRANSIT SYSTEM, AND SPECIFIC RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE ANCHORAGE TRANSIT PLAN ARE DELINEATED. COSTS AND FINANCING OF ESTABLISHING TRANSIT SERVICE ARE EXMINED IN DETAIL. THE REPORT CONCLUDES WITH A BRIEF DISCUSSION OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE AND IMMEDIATE ACTION RECOMMENDATIONS.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Greater Anchorage Area Borough

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  • Publication Date: 1972-3

Media Info

  • Pagination: 166 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00242472
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 8 1973 12:00AM