The study analyzes transit service and needs in the Des Moines, Iowa, urban area. The study was designed to provide equitable and practical immediate action and short-range improvement programs, guidelines for long-range transit planning. The present status of public transportation is examined. Land use and population data were developed, and transit characteristics and patterns discerned. Continuance of present operations without assistance, a municiple operation, a metropolitan transit authority, or payment of direct subsidy to the private owner are considered alternatives.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared in cooperation with Alan M. Voorhees and Associates, Inc., St. Louis, Mo.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Des Moines City Plan and Zoning Commission

    Des Moines, IA  United States 
  • Publication Date: 1973-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: 226 p.

Subject/Index Terms

  • Subject Areas: Planning and Forecasting; Public Transportation;

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00054541
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt, UMTA-IA-09-0003
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 10 2003 12:00AM