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.
- See also PB-251 511.
Transportation Systems Center55 Broadway, Kendall Square
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Urban Mass Transportation AdministrationOffice of Service & Method Demonstration, 400 7th Street, SW
Washington, DC United States 20590
- Bronitsky, L
- KENDALL, D
- Publication Date: 1976-3
- Pagination: 20 p.
- TRT Terms: Buses; City planning; Communities; Farming; Local government; Operating costs; Paratransit services; Planning; Public transit; Small cities; Technical assistance; Travel demand; Urban development; Urban transportation
- Geographic Terms: California
- Old TRIS Terms: Agricultural land
- Subject Areas: Highways; Planning and Forecasting; Public Transportation; Society;
- 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