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Demand-responsive transportation systems.

Publisher: Washington, Highway Research Board, National Research Council, 1973.
Series: Special report (National Research Council (U.S.). Highway Research Board), 136.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Papers read at the 1972 third annual conference on demand responsive transportation systems, grouped into those that deal with implementation of specific systems and those that deal with general issues are presented. Background information is provided in an introductory chapter on guidelines for design and implementation. The system is suggested as an answer to the needs in low density areas.
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 0309020999 9780309020992
OCLC Number: 673268
Notes: "Proceedings of a conference held June 12-14, 1972, at Ann Arbor, Michigan."
Description: 112 pages illustrations 25 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction --
Dial-a-bus: guidelines for design and implementation --
Dial-a-bus experiment in Bay Ridges --
Telebus project in Regina --
B-line dial-a-bus system in Batavia --
Model cities dial-a-ride system in Columbus, Ohio --
Model cities jitney transportation in Buffalo --
Dial-a-ride application in Great Britain --
Dial-a-ride demonstration in Haddonfield --
Dial-a-ride demonstration in Haddonfield: Planning and initial operation --
Dial-a-ride project in Ann Arbor: Description and operation --
Dial-a-ride project in Ann Arbor: Public response --
Dial-a-ride project in Ann Arbor: Legality --
Demand-responsive transportation as seen by the transit worker --
Ford Motor Company's role in Dial-a-ride development: 1972 and beyond --
User preferences for dial-a-bus --
Computers, taxis, and grass roots transportation --
Use of data processing in taxicab control --
General purpose computer dispatching system --
Issues and policy questions confronting public transportation --
Participants --
Sponsorship.
Series Title: Special report (National Research Council (U.S.). Highway Research Board), 136.

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Papers read at the 1972 third annual conference on demand responsive transportation systems, grouped into those that deal with implementation of specific systems and those that deal with general issues are presented. Background information is provided in an introductory chapter on guidelines for design and implementation. The system is suggested as an answer to the needs in low density areas.

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