AC Transit's plans to offer door-to-door dial-a-ride service had a major flaw. Conventional buses could not negotiate the various neighborhood streets through which they were to travel. The prospect of acquiring new and smaller buses for this service would have proven to be too costly, so it was decided to cut down the size of the regular buses to meet the necessary criteria. Wherein this approach has met with success in the Alameda County and parts of Contra Costa County, it has failed in other areas of the country leaving cut down buses idle.
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- HUSING, J
- Publication Date: 1989
- Features: Photos;
- Pagination: 3 p.
- TRT Terms: Buses; Cutting; Design; Door to door service; Paratransit services; Size; Vehicle design
- Uncontrolled Terms: Redesign
- Geographic Terms: California
- Old TRIS Terms: Bus design
- Subject Areas: Design; Public Transportation; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00486634
- Record Type: Publication
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Aug 31 1989 12:00AM