Knoxville, Tennessee, will be the first city in the country to act as a transportation broker for a commuter service that has shown it can sharply reduce inner city traffic, fuel consumption, and air pollution with low capital costs and operating fees. Knoxville's solution is van pooling. Since July, 1975, the Transportation Center at the University of Tennessee has conducted a demonstration brokerage program, funder with a $1 million grant from the Service and Methods Program of the Urban Mass Transportation Administration (UMTA), with a fleet of 51 12-passenger vans. /GMRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    National League of Cities

    1620 Eye Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20006
  • Publication Date: 1977-2

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  • Pagination: p. 26-27
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  • Accession Number: 00158386
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 8 1981 12:00AM