SMALL CITY TRANSIT: AMHERST, MASSACHUSETTS FREE FARE, STUDENT OPERATED TRANSIT IN A UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY
Amherst, Massachusetts, is an illustration of a free-fare transit service serving a university campus. This case study is one of thirteen examples of a transit service in a small community. The background of the community is discussed along with a description of the implementation process and operational characteristics of the transit service. The process through which the community responds to the specific needs for transit service within the local context is stressed.
- See also PB-251 503.
Transportation Systems Center55 Broadway, Kendall Square
Cambridge, MA United States 02142
Urban Mass Transportation AdministrationOffice of Service & Method Demonstration, 400 7th Street, SW
Washington, DC United States 20590
- Casey, R
- Michener, W
- Publication Date: 1976-3
- Pagination: 20 p.
- TRT Terms: City planning; Communities; Free fares; Local government; Public transit; Small cities; Students; Technical assistance; Transportation; Transportation operations; Travel demand; Universities and colleges; Urban development; Urban transportation
- Uncontrolled Terms: Transportation management; Transportation systems
- Geographic Terms: Massachusetts
- Old TRIS Terms: Free transportation
- Subject Areas: Economics; Education and Training; Planning and Forecasting; Society; Transportation (General);
- Accession Number: 00133207
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-TSC-UMTA-76-5-2 Final Rpt., UMTA-MA-06-0049-76-2
- Contract Numbers: MA-06-0049
- Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
- Created Date: Jun 23 1982 12:00AM