CUTTING TRANSIT COSTS AND PROBLEMS WITH BICYCLE ACCESS

A quiet revolution has been under way in recent years as suburban commuters rediscover the bicycle as one of the best ways to get to and from widely spaced public transportation routes. In the past 5 years there has been significant growth in bicycle parking equipment sales to U.S. transit agencies and in the number of cities where bicycles are allowed on buses and trains. As an outgrowth of this renewed American interest in bicycle-transit linkage, three Transportation Research Board committees - dealing with transit marketing and fare policy, intermodal transfer faciliies, and bicycling - cosponsored a conference session on Bicycles and Public Transportation: New Strategies for Transit Growth and Productivity Improvement as part of the 1985 TRB Annual Meeting. This article highlights some of the research findings presented at that session. (Author)

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 3-7
  • Serial:
    • TR News
    • Issue Number: 120
    • Publisher: Transportation Research Board
    • ISSN: 0738-6826
  • Publication flags:

    Open Access (libre)

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00457149
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Aug 27 2004 10:01PM