THE BUS AND COACH INDUSTRY: ITS ECONOMICS AND ORGANIZATION

The author outlines the development of the coach and bus industry from 1896 to the present time, its social and economic impact, administration, and its function. A detailed study is conducted of infrastructure costs, economies of scale, changing policy under monopoly and in competition, problem of insufficient demand, and that of competition and integration. The future of the coach and bus industry is examined in detail, and proposals for the amendment of the Road Traffic Act, 1960, designed to remove discriminatory provisions from the act, are appended. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Dent (JM) and Sons Limited

    Aldine House, Albermarle Street
    London,   England 
  • Authors:
    • HIBBS, J
  • Publication Date: 1975

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 224 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00132341
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 23 1982 12:00AM