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Rural public transportation

National Conference on Rural Public Transportation Houghton, Mich. 1978.

Rural public transportation

by National Conference on Rural Public Transportation Houghton, Mich. 1978.

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Published by National Academy of Sciences in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Transportation -- United States -- Passenger traffic -- Congresses.,
    • United States -- Rural conditions -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementTransportation Research Board, Commission on Sociotechnical Systems, National Research Council.
      SeriesTransportation research record ;, 696
      ContributionsNational Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTE7 .H5 no. 696, HE11 .H5 no. 696
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 88 p. :
      Number of Pages88
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4410256M
      ISBN 100309028353
      LC Control Number79013672

      The rural transport problem refers to difficulties experienced in providing transport links to rural communities. Low rural population density makes viable public transport difficult, though people in rural areas usually have a greater need for transport than urban dwellers. High levels of car ownership can diminish the problem, but certain rural groups (the young, old or poor) always require. Demand for Rural Public Transportation (not market specific) The following function, developed using data from the Rural National Transit Database for Reporting Year and data from the American Community Survey for the three years ending in , makes use of the estimate of need, measured in the number of trips and a measure of the amount.

      We offer trips from the rural areas into the urbanized areas of Longview or Tyler on Tuesdays & Thursdays. Call to book your trip or Request a Trip Online! Public Transportation. At WTI we have studied rural transportation issues for more than 15 years. In that time we have come to understand “rural” as a context within which to understand the common characteristics and challenges met by travelers moving within and through rural areas: Long distance travel between towns and majority of trips over 15 miles in length.

      The Tennessee Department of Transportation, in conjunction with 12 Rural Planning Organizations (RPOs) across the state, is collaborating in planning efforts for the development of Rural Regional Transportation Plans. The purpose of the plans is to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the state’s rural transportation infrastructure investments and to increase the economic. rural public transportation systems found that they netted their counties more than $1 million in annual earnings, eleven percent more than earnings in rural counties without public transit.6 For every additional dollar spent on tran-sit (typically by a transit agency), rural areas derived, on average, about $ in benefits. The highest cost File Size: KB.


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