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Reductions in auto use from carpools and improved transit

Gregory K Ingram

Reductions in auto use from carpools and improved transit

by Gregory K Ingram

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Published by Dept. of City and Regional Planning, Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban transportation -- United States,
  • Car pools -- United States,
  • Local transit -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 33-34

    Statementby Gregory K. Ingram
    SeriesUrban planning policy analysis and administration : Discussion paper -- D76-10, Urban planning policy analysis and administration -- D76-10
    The Physical Object
    Pagination83 p. :
    Number of Pages83
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22788132M

    May 14th, Car use down, bicycle and bus use up dramatically since in London congestion-pricing area. May 14th, Transportation needs are changing, but gas price isn’t the major factor, think tank says. May 14th, Increasing transit ridership: Should we make public transportation “fun” or . While UofL students tend to commute more by foot, bike, carpool, and bus, the transportation mode share for UofL employees generally mirrors that of the broader, heavily car-dependent Louisville community in which: 82% drive alone, 9% carpool, 4% use other means, 3% use transit, and 2% walk.

    i. Background 2. ii. Acknowledgments 4. I. Mission 8. II. Guiding Principles 9. III. SWOT Analysis IV. Market Analysis V. Target Markets If it were to cost, for example, three times as much to pay a bridge toll at the period of highest congestion as it does in the middle of the night, some travelers would surely be more likely to use public transit, form carpools, use less crowded alternate routes, or reschedule less essential trips at off-peak hours.

    Focusing on the potential markets for transit and carpools, the project profiled current and potential users and defines the most effective strategies to convert potential users to transit and carpools. The study used two methods to gather data: a randomly selected survey of . public transportation. Transit Now is a good pilot program that should be expanded. Coordination/Oversight – Initial Recommendation 6. Seek to align reporting in terms of timing and requirements. Consider seeking information from private operators and special needs organizations to provide more robust information on overall system.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ingram, Gregory K. Reductions in auto use from carpools and improved transit. Cambridge, Mass.: Dept. of City and Regional Planning, Harvard University, Whereas modest reductions in auto use can be expected from fare reductions associated with high quality transit service, little change in auto use can be expected if transit service is poor.

As explained in Section 1 of this chapter, most existing transit systems offer. @article{osti_, title = {Feasibility study of shared-ride auto transit.

Final report}, author = {Kocur, G. and Zaelke, D. and Neumann, L.}, abstractNote = {The report examines the feasibility of the implementation of shared-ride auto transit (SRAT), which is an innovative approach for increasing auto occupancy in rural and urban areas.

May 31,  · The city constantly conducts educational efforts to promote the use of carpools, telecommuting, carpools, eco-driving, along with energy-efficient and clean vehicles. The city also actively encourages walking, cycling, and public transit use. 4 Transportation Demand Management Transit (TOD), illustrate the trends of decreased auto trips and reduced.

vehicles miles traveled (VMT) through greater transit use, increased substitution of walk trips, and improved access to local jobs and services. Smart cards contain electronic chips.

They are used for a variety of applications, such as transit, tolling, and parking payments. Stockholm is interested in integrating smart cards for use on transit, taxis, and carpools throughout the city.

This approach is estimated to reduce CO 2 emissions by 1, tons per year by the to Cited by: Transit Improvement, Preferential Lane, and Carpool Programs: an Annotated Bibliography of Demonstration and Analytical Experience FINAL REPORT prepared for Environmental Protection Agency Office of Transportation and Land Use Policy in cooperation with U.S.

Department of Transportation EPA Contract No. March In accordance with the Clean Air Act Amendments ofthe Environmental Protection Agency is evaluating the use and cost-effectiveness of alternative short-range transit fare and service improvement strategies, carpool and vanpool strategies, and strategies involving the preferential treatment of high occupancy vehicles to improve air quality in urban areas.

Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. Visit certifiedneighborhoodspecialist.com to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. THE TRAVEL PATTERNS OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES.

In just over 8 percent of those ages 5 to 20 years, percent of those ages 21 to 64 years, and percent of those ages 65 years and over reported some level of disability (U.S.

Census Bureau, ).As is well known, the older people are, the more likely they are to report a disability and the more severe it is likely to be; for Cited by: PREFACE With the advent of impending energy shortages in the winter ofthe U.S.

Department of Transportation embarked on an accelerated program to promote increased use o. include improved transit, increased ridesharing, and increased facilities for bicycling and walking.

Alone, however, these approaches will not achieve the needed reductions. As described under Mobility, these multi-modal approaches must be combined with a compact pattern of land use and economic activity if VMT and associated GHG emissions.

increased system efficiency through the use of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). of 8 to 9% accompanied by travel time reductions of 8 to from public transit to auto use). If improved. Sep 13,  · Promote Transit Use and Carpooling.

There are many proven strategies for increasing the number of people riding buses and carpooling more often. They include: Put more transit service in place—buses, trains, vanpools and foot ferries—so it is easier for more people to get around without a.

6 TransiOrienT- TeD DevelOpmenT GuiDelines EXECUTIVE SUmmary N OV E M B E R 2 eecuve x Ti summary What This Book Is About This document presents a set of Transit-Oriented Development Guidelines which have been adopted by the metropolitan atlanta rapid Transit authority.

Should Urban Transit Subsidies Be Reduced. reduction in aggregate traffic attributable to improved public transit systems [40 to 77% of CO2 emission reductions and from 52 to 73% of. Dennis Bloom, Planning Manager, Intercity Transit Keith Cotton, Demand Management Program Lead, WSDOT Kathy Johnston, CTR Program Manager/ WSDOT Karen Parkhurst, Senior Planner, Thurston County Regional Planning Consultants Rick Williams, Principal, Rick Williams Consulting Owen Ronchelli, Senior Associate, Rick Williams Consulting.

This chapter describes transportation management strategies suitable for implementation in lower-density rural and suburban areas. These can help achieve a variety of objectives, including improved transportation options, increased transportation affordability, reduced congestion and parking problems associated with tourism and special events, and flexibility to help preserve special cultural.

the vehicl es of the Brazos Transit System (BTS). The system provides door-to-door neighborhood transit service t o more than 12 communities in central Texas.

S.C.R.T.O. LIBRARY General Community Paratransit Services in Urban Areas A Report in the Series. Active Transportation Survey Findings [7] However, citizens’ ability to walk or cycle depends on city planning. The Victoria Transportation Policy Institute [8] estimates that pedestrian-friendly communities have times as many non-motorized trips compared to automobile dependent communities with otherwise similar demographic and geographic conditions.

Rating from 3 (very beneficial) to –3 (very harmful). A 0 indicates no impact or mixed impacts. Equity Impacts. Bus Rapid Transit tends to benefit a broad range of people, including those who already use bus transit, those who shift to bus due to improved service, and those who continue to drive but experience less traffic and parking congestion.Sep 02,  · Working with the state’s transit and transportation demand management agencies, the department of transportation works to ensure the lots are located in the right areas and are promoted through regional rideshare programs.

17 The state also has incorporated high occupancy vehicle and high occupancy toll lanes into major transportation projects."Sprawl and Congestion—is Light Rail and Transit-Oriented Development the Answer?" produce benefits in the form of reduced auto trips, reduced congestion, and improved air quality?

Will it produce other important benefits that should be accounted for?incentive-based programs and shown very dramatic auto reductions. See Peyton.