URBAN TRANSIT PLANNING GUIDLINES

Pennsylvania DOT's report provides technical information and policy guidelines that should be considered in developing both short range and long range transportation plans. It addresses the issues of: 1) What data are collected, by whom, how and when. 2) The relationship of this data to the process of urban mass transportation in accordance with the U.S. Code, the Urban Mass Transit Act and economic and environmental programs. 3) A comprehensive description of development programs including the plans, priorities, approach and administration. 4) The types of analytical procedures used for the different approaches. 5) Agency relationships. 6) Choice of target years, study area boundaries, contractural relations and consultant selection. 7) What products of planning should result and how they will be used. 8) The relationship between a transit development program and low-capital-intensive transportation programs improvements. 9) The role of capital intensive solutions. 10) Agency responsibility with regard to funding, engineering, construction, maintenance and operation of transit system. Typical transit study work programs are given for both short and long range planning along with a chapter on adopting and updating plans and programs.

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices;
  • Pagination: 190 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00264779
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 11 1981 12:00AM