N.J. RAILROADS PASSENGER SURVEY. 1974

In the Spring of 1974, the Port Authority, with the cooperation of the New Jersey Department of Transportation, the Tri-State Regional Planning Commission and the New Jersey commuter railroads sponsored a comprehensive survey of the New Jersey railroad passengers. This survey covered more than 100,000 rail patrons who were making eastbound trips on a typical weekday. It obtained data describing the patrons' entire trips, not just the rail portion. Information such as mode, distance and time of access to rail stations, parking at stations, mode of distribution at terminals, trip purpose, occupation and income, employment, residence mobility and much more was gathered in addition to the traditional data obtained in an origin and destination survey. This report summarizes the results of this survey for all passengers boarding Penn Central, Central Railroad of New Jersey, Reading, North Jersey Coast Line or Erie-Lackawanna commuter trains. In many cases, data is presented by individual railroad thus showing differences between patrons, facilities and conditions specific for each railroad.

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 76 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00156253
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Survey
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 19 1981 12:00AM