The Decline of Transit

The Decline of Transit

An examination of the social, political and technological forces that shaped our cities and their transportation systems.

Author: Glenn Yago

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 052125633X

Category: History

Page: 316

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An examination of the social, political and technological forces that shaped our cities and their transportation systems.
Categories: History

Energy the Economy and Mass Transit

Energy  the Economy  and Mass Transit

Chapter II Chapter II very briefly summarizes the historical relationship between transit ridership and economic conditions , including the decline in transit use corresponding to increasing affluence since the 1920's and the recent ...

Author: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment

Publisher:

ISBN: NWU:35556021303185

Category: Energy policy

Page: 172

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Categories: Energy policy

Productivity in Urban Transportation

Productivity in Urban Transportation

Ridership on American transit enterprises has continued to decline since inauguration of the program . Ridership in 1963 at the inauguration of the program was about 8 billion rides per year and by 1972 the figure had sunk to 5.3 ...

Author: United States. Congress. Joint Economic Committee. Subcommittee on Urban Affairs

Publisher:

ISBN: LOC:0017093457A

Category: Local transit

Page: 288

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Categories: Local transit

Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations for Fiscal Year 1976

Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations for Fiscal Year 1976

The Decline of Transit and Its Causes By the middle of the 1920's the automobile had begun to assert itself as a major form of urban transportation . With prosperity and mass production , automobile ownership and use expanded quickly .

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations

Publisher:

ISBN: LOC:00171234098

Category:

Page: 2239

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Essays on Transport Economics

Essays on Transport Economics

The decline in transit ridership that followed the initial postwar decline is attributed to the competitive erosion of the transit industry (Talley, 1983). This erosion was due to internal (i.e., within the industry) as well as external ...

Author: Pablo Coto-Millán

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783790817652

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 381

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This book explores analytical methods used in transportation economics and policy analysis. Encompassing fields of economics such as Industrial Organisation, Welfare Economics, General Equilibrium Theory and Input-Output-Analysis, the study of transport from an economic point of view serves as a test bench for applying methodologies of economic science to the real world. Each chapter opens with a brief theoretical introduction before evaluating case studies, using the state-of-the-art statistical and econometric techniques.
Categories: Business & Economics

Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations for Fiscal Year 1978

Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations for Fiscal Year 1978

recent real dollar fare decreases , together with some overall service improvements , contributed to the 1973-74 reversal in the decline of transit . . Recent evidence indicates , that an end to the gasoline shortage , together with the ...

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Transportation and Related Agencies

Publisher:

ISBN: SRLF:AA0002083566

Category: United States

Page: 1034

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Categories: United States

Decisions and Reports

Decisions and Reports

The post - war decline to and including the year 1954 has amounted to approximately 49 % in total transit passengers carried on surface lines . At the same time ( 1945–1954 ) urban population has risen by approximately 12 % .

Author: United States. Securities and Exchange Commission

Publisher:

ISBN: NWU:35559001924541

Category: Securities

Page:

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Categories: Securities

The Industrial Reorganization Act Ground transportation industries Appendix 2 v

The Industrial Reorganization Act  Ground transportation industries  Appendix  2 v

The author interprets this as an effort to secure a profit out of the conversion of rail lines to bus , thereby reducing the quality of the service and accelerating the decline of transit . This argument depends on GM's having ...

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Antitrust and Monopoly

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015005440592

Category: Antitrust law

Page: 592

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Categories: Antitrust law

The Economics of Federal Subsidy Programs Transportation subsidies

The Economics of Federal Subsidy Programs  Transportation subsidies

ORIGINS OF THE URBAN MASS TRANSPORTATION CAPITAL GRANT PROGRAM The Urban Transportation Problem The decline of the urban mass transit industry in the postwar period has been remarkably precipitous : by 1961 urban mass transit passengers ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015082046122

Category: Subsidies

Page: 160

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Categories: Subsidies