InTransit: Processing and Analyzing Transit Service Data with the Macintosh
InTransit is a database application based on 4th Dimension designed to facilitate the data processing and analysis phases. InTransit, in its present form, can process both ridecheck and...

Dallas Rediscovers the Trolley
In 1982, a Dallas businessman and a group of trolley enthusiasts formed the Trolley Task Force to restore trolley service along McKinney Avenue in Dallas. Eventually, they established...

Avoiding Transportation Future Shock
Seattle, Washington's regional government planning group, called METRO, has undertaken a future scenarios approach to transportation planning. Working with an outside panel...

Planning Perspectives for the Miami Metromover

Impact of the Miami Metromover on the Downtown Environment

Prediction and Reality of Ridership for the DPM in Detroit, Michigan, USA

Vancouver Skytrain Operating Experience

Detroit People Mover Implementation to Year One

Monorail Operating Experience at Walt Disney World

People Mover System for New Towns/Communities

Human Factors in a Bus Route Monitoring System
In 1984 the Maryland Mass Transit Administration began a systemwide route monitoring effort. Data collection was accomplished principally by on-board checkers using laptop Epson microcomputers...

Improved Management and Training in Public Transit
This paper presents a user-friendly, interactive method that can be used by transit managers to improve service efficiency and productivity. Using this method for evaluating operating...

Development of a Management Information System for the Brockton Area Transit Authority
The Brockton Area Transit Authority has from its beginning monitored ridership and service in order to evaluate its performance. Prior to 1981 all processing of that information was done...

Microcomputer Route Performance Monitoring
A performance monitoring system, properly implemented, can significantly aid a transit system's ability to operate efficient and effective services. The Capital District Transportation...

A Fare Demonstration in a Chicago Corridor
In response to various factors, a fare and transfer demonstration encompassing commuter rail and bus services in a major Chicago corridor was designed and implemented in early 1982. Experience...

A Market Pricing Approach to Fares
The Chicago Transit Authority's (CTA's) historical 'one city - one fare' policy overlooks an important principle elucidated in the current...

Transit Fare and Marketing Innovations to Increase Revenue
Limited transit operating subsidies and the need to increase revenues necessitate that public transit agencies evaluate and implement new fare policies and fare-related marketing programs...

Improved Mobility for Elderly and Handicapped Persons
The mobility of elderly and handicapped persons can be improved in an economical manner by using existing resources more efficiently. Techniques such as coordination of social agency transportatiion...

Transit Performance Evaluation Model
An analytical methodology, known as the Transit Performance Evaluation Model, has been extended and applied. The model is used to evaluate the effect on transit performance from short...

Impact of Gasoline Price on Transit Ridership in Fort Worth, Texas
The impact of gasoline price, gasoline supply, automobile ownership costs, and automobile operating costs on transit ridership is examined. Monthly data on transit ridership, gasoline...

 

 

 

 

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