SMALL CITY TRANSIT: MERCED, CALIFORNIA. DIAL-A-RIDE TRANSIT IN AN AGRICULTURAL COMMUNITY

Merced, California, is an illustration of a dial-a-ride transit service with a relatively low operating cost. 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 content is stressed.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also PB-251 511.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Transportation Systems Center

    55 Broadway, Kendall Square
    Cambridge, MA  USA  02142

    Urban Mass Transportation Administration

    Office of Service & Method Demonstration, 400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Bronitsky, L
    • KENDALL, D
  • Publication Date: 1976-3

Media Info

  • Pagination: 20 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00133215
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-TSC-UMTA-76-510 Final Rpt., UMTA-MA-06-0049-76-10
  • Contract Numbers: MA-06-0049
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 23 1981 12:00AM