IMPROVING THE INTERCITY BUS THROUGH TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT

The paper presents transportation systems management (TSM) alternatives for the intercity express bus in Canadian intercity corridors; discusses the roles of the various levels of government in relation to intercity bus service; and provides a general description and discusses the role of the intercity bus in the Edmonton-Calgary corridor in light of these issues. The paper suggests TSM improvements for the intercity bus that include expanded frequency of service, preferential treatment measures, premium service, terminal access, terminal function and location improvements, and inter-modal bus-air coordination.

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    Institute for Transportation, Incorporated

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  • Authors:
    • MORRALL, J
    • Mayne, J
  • Publication Date: 1979

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  • Accession Number: 00325270
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Summer
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 15 1981 12:00AM