MASS TRANSIT DEVELOPMENT FOR SMALL URBAN AREAS: A CASE STUDY, TOMPKINS COUNTY, NEW YORK. REPORT ON FIRST YEAR

The report presents transportation planning methodology for small urban areas, and establishes a complete inventory of data on travel patterns and preferences on transportation services and facilities, on land-use, employment and socio-economic characteristics of the population of Tompkins County, New York. The conduct and the results of an extensive household travel and origin-destination survey are reported. Mass transit developments for small urban and rural areas, such as Tompkins County, are outlined in terms of the specifications of objectives for a county-wide system. An example of service area expansion for public transportation is presented.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Cornell University

    College of Engineering
    Ithaca, NY  United States  14850

    Department of Transportation

    Office of University Research, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Meyburg, A H
    • Stopher, P R
    • RYAN, J M
    • Coulter, J W
  • Publication Date: 1974-10

Media Info

  • Pagination: 251 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00092106
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt., DOT/TST-75/48
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-OS-40003
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Oct 18 1981 12:00AM