FOUNDATIONS FOR MASS TRANSIT PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT IN THE TAMPA BAY REGION. MANAGEMENT REPORT

Report is part of a work effort being performed for the "Coordinated Support Services" program of the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council (TBROC) to the Tampa Bay Area Rapid Transit Authority (TBART) in Florida. Report reviews recent efforts of TBRPC to establish the Authoriy. Chart. I, "Organizing for Transit Development," covers steps taken by the Planning Council and TBART to establish the Authority and reviews issues related to securing the required local committments to undertake a transit development planning project. Chapt. II describes the nature and source of existing State and Federal grant programs to financially support planning and preliminary engineering efforts of the Authority, and alternative sources of long-term local financial resources necessary to support system construction, operation and maintenance. The chapter on "TBART Pre-Referendum Intergovernmental Relations Program" addresses itself to the procedural requirements necessary in the planning process to secure approval of the adopted TBART system concepts by units of local government, the State of Florida, and UMTA. Chapt. IV reviews the organizational structure and staffing pattern of transit agencies similar to TBART in legal and transit development status, recommends on organizational framework and accompanying pre-referendum staffing pattern and estimates financial resources required to support the Authority in the pre-referendum period. Chapt. V deals with issues confronting the Authority as it moves from system design efforts to construction and operation of a proposed transit system. /UMTA/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Research Group, Incorporated

    1230 Healey Building
    Atlanta, GA  United States  30303
  • Publication Date: 1973-12

Media Info

  • Pagination: 80 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00080939
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Urban Mass Transportation Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: UMTA-FL-09-0010-73-1
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Mar 26 1982 12:00AM