Low fare transit is being experimented with as a means of creating a higher demand for public transportation. It can potentially get more people out of their cars, reducing traffic and pollution, help senior citizens and handicapped people, and encourage use of downtown areas. This article reviews various ways of implementing low fare service; total low fare, specific time low fare, specific location low fare and specific group low fare. Systems in urban areas, such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Baltimore, Boston and Atlanta, utilizing low fares are described and their performance discussed.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Bobit Publishing Company

    1155 Waukegen Road
    Glenview, IL  United States  60025
  • Publication Date: 1974-6

Media Info

  • Features: Photos; References;
  • Pagination: p. 24-27
  • Serial:
    • Metropolitan
    • Volume: 70
    • Issue Number: 3
    • Publisher: Bobit Publishing Company

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00081502
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 6 1981 12:00AM