BART PROGRESS REPORT
The need for some kind of modern transit system as an alternative to the automobile in the San Francisco Bay Area had its genesis over a guarter century ago, at a time when the established transit systems in the area were suffering decreasing patronage and freeways were gaining popularity in California. This is a report on the actions which developed from early recognition of that need. The report describes the concept of BART and the major experiences translating that concept to its present operation in revenue service. At the conclusion, the report gives an account of BART's patronage and its trend as an indicator of its acceptance as a People Moving System.
- This report was presented at the Automotive Engineering Congress and Exposition, 24-28 February, 1975, Detroit, Michigan.
Warrendale, PA USA 15096
- QUINTIN, W P
- Eanes, T S
- Publication Date: 1975-2
- Features: Figures; Photos;
- Pagination: 8 p.
- Society of Automotive Engineers Preprint
- Publisher: Society of Automotive Engineers
- TRT Terms: People movers; Public transit; Rapid transit; Revenues; Ridership; Urban transportation
- Identifier Terms: San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District
- Subject Areas: Finance; Operations and Traffic Management; Passenger Transportation; Railroads;
- Accession Number: 00125832
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Engineering Index
- Report/Paper Numbers: SAE 750442
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Nov 5 1975 12:00AM