PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONFERENCE ON EVALUATING ALTERNATIVE LOCAL TRANSPORTATION FINANCING TECHNIQUES. RESEARCH NEEDS STATEMENT

Among the research and technical assistance activities being offered, developed, or planned by the Urban Mass Transportation Administration (UMTA) are (1) case studies of nonfederal financial plans for transit, (2) a guide for forecasting nonuser charge revenue, (3) major investment project planning guidance, (4) a financial management handbook for transit operators, (5) a guide for forecasting transit system operating costs and revenues, and (6) various courses, including seminars on the role of mayors in transit finance, to be developed by the U.S. Conference of Mayors. The UMTA Office of Grants Management is supporting transit finance-related areas, such as the following projects: a market, feasibility, and pro forma study for development at a Elizabeth, New Jersey, commuter rail station; options for financing the east urban line trolley in San Diego, California; an interactive graphics computer system for land management; and a case study of turnkey park-and-ride lots in Houston, Texas.

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  • Pagination: p. 47-48
  • Monograph Title: PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONFERENCE ON EVALUATING ALTERNATIVE LOCAL TRANSPORTATION FINANCING TECHNIQUES
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  • Created Date: Nov 30 1988 12:00AM