The primary objective of this study is to develop for the Manchester, New Hampshire urban area, a five-year transit development pragram which meets the public transportation needs, especially those of the transit-dependent, and which is consistent with the goals and values of the residents in the area. A summary of the current status of public transportation and analysis of Manchester Transit's regular service on a route-by-route basis are presented. On-board passenger survey, community interviews and an appraisal of the transit system are discussed. There is an investigation of alternative forms of transit system ownership and management which are available to Manchester and a summary of pertinent state legislation. Included among alternatives are regular route service alternatives, school bus alternatives, and special transportation service alternatives. Examination of an alternative citywide demand-responsive system is included in one of the appendices. In discussion of recommended transit development program, details include a description of routes and services, program capital requirements, program implementation schedule, five-year cost-revenue forcasts, marketing plan, mainteance plan and the program monitoring plan. Tables, figures and maps are numerous. Appendices also include passenger survey methodoloyg, Manchester population and income distributions and forecasted operating statistics.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This report was prepared for Southern New Hampshire Planning Commission
  • Corporate Authors:

    Voorhees (Alan M) and Associates, Incorporated

    Cambridge, MA  United States 
  • Publication Date: 1973-4

Media Info

  • Pagination: 202 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00267006
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: UMTA-NH-09-0001-73-1Final Rpt.
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 30 1982 12:00AM