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Issues in public transportation

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Published by National Research Council, Transportation Research Board in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Local transit -- United States -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementheld by the Highway Research Board at Henniker, New Hampshire, July 9-14, 1972.
      SeriesSpecial report - Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, 144, Special report (National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board) ;, 144.
      ContributionsNational Research Council (U.S.). Highway Research Board., Engineering Foundation (U.S.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE4461 .I78
      The Physical Object
      Pagination130 p.
      Number of Pages130
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5042499M
      ISBN 100309022622
      LC Control Number74001897

        Improvement to public transportation—buses, trains, and safer routes for bicycles—is something that just about everyone who lives in a major metropolitan area has on their wish : Gillian B. White. This report is in response to Section of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of (), which directs the Secretaries of Agriculture and Transportation jointly to conduct a study of rural transportation report reviews transportation and its effect on rural communities, with an emphasis on agricultural transportation.

      WASHINGTON, Feb. 17, /PRNewswire/ -- A new book "The Future of Public Transportation" written by transit industry veteran Paul Comfort and over forty top public transportation leaders. editions ofCritical Issues in Transportationhave highlighted many of the issues that threaten the performance of the nation’s transportation system. In recent years, we have added the need to respond to terrorism and nat-ural disasters, highlighting how transportation has become ever more linked to broader issues in society and in the economy.

      That’s just one of many problems that advocates of limitless spending on public transport need to keep in mind in dealing with the issue of urban congestion. Increasing urban congestion is said to cost the economy dearly and if Infrastructure Australia is to be believed, it will cost even more in the future unless something is done now. discrimination on the basis of disability in public transportation services, such as city buses and public rail (subways, commuter trains, etc.). Under the ADA; all new only addresses public transportation, few transportation there are still several important issues that need to be addressed.


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