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Paratransit in America : redefining mass transportation

Author: Robert Cervero
Publisher: Westport : Greenwood, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Paratransit is a type of service which relies on small vehicles which are frequently privately owned and operated, and which may not work on a schedule. The various options concerning service types,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Cervero
ISBN: 027595725X 9780275957254
OCLC Number: 876198605
Description: XV, 281 p. ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface Paratransit Service Options, Markets, and Performance Paratransit in America: Past, Present, and Prospects Shared-Ride Taxis, Jitneys, and Commercial Vans Ridesharing, Shuttles, and Neighborhood-Based Services International Experiences with Paratransit Regulatory and Policy Environments Paratransit's Regulatory Environment Local Regulations and Policies Governing Commercial Paratransit State Regulations and Policies Governing Commercial Paratransit Federal Policies and Regulations Affecting Privatization and Commercialization of Paratransit Future Ride: Paratransit in the 21st Century Smart Paratransit: Technologies for the Future Paratransit for the 21st Century Index
Responsibility: Robert Cervero.

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?Cervero has written a very comprehensive description of the successes and failures of paratransit services in the US and abroad. Paratransit includes the entire range of flexibly routed bus, van, or Read more...

 
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