WORKSHOP 2: THE LOCAL POLICY-MAKER'S ROLE

The purpose of Workshop 2, which viewed the evaluation of urban public transportation from the local policy-maker's perspective, was to explore the following three research areas: (1) examination of organization forms to deliver adequate public transportation services; (2) determination of the current market for public transportation services and evaluation of existing services to ensure that services provided are in step with demands for service; and (3) review of the method of financing transit services that are needed or felt to be needed to meet community goals and objectives. This report of the proceedings of Workshop 2 identified the following research projects as being necessary for an adequate evaluation of urban public transportation: (1) financing of transit service to meet community goals and objectives; (2) examination of alternative organization forms for delivery of public transportation services; (3) use of marketing technqiues to evaluate transit services; and (4) relation of transit service attributes and consumer preferences.

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Pagination: p 39
  • Monograph Title: RESEARCH NEEDS FOR EVALUATING URBAN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00099243
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Oct 18 1982 12:00AM