As interest in demand-responsive transportation systems has grown, increased attention has focused on making use of the experience and resources of the private sector in providing these services. Recent experiences have shown that establishing satisfactory relationships between public agencies that want to foster these services and private operations may be difficult because of the different constraints and objectives that characterize the public and private sectors. An important part of such relationships is the contract that binds the two parties. The authors review recent contracting experiences; identify the goals, objectives, and constraints that characterize each sector; and suggest a contract framework that seeks to reconcile potentially conflicting objectives of the two sectors. /Author/

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: pp 107-112
  • Monograph Title: Demand-responsive transportation systems and other paratransit services
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00156122
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0309025834
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Aug 4 1981 12:00AM