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Marginal costs of fixed-rail rapid transit service in the San Francisco Bay Area

Leonard Merewitz

Marginal costs of fixed-rail rapid transit service in the San Francisco Bay Area

by Leonard Merewitz

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Published by Institute of Urban and Regional Development, University of California in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • San Francisco Bay Area
    • Subjects:
    • San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (Calif.) -- Appropriations and expenditures.,
    • Street-railroads -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area -- Cost of operation.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 101-103.

      Statementby Leonard Merewitz.
      SeriesThe Full costs of urban transport ;, pt. 2, Monograph - Institute of Urban & Regional Development, University of California ; no. 20
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE305 .F84 pt. 2, HE4491.S45 .F84 pt. 2
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 103 p. :
      Number of Pages103
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4696162M
      LC Control Number77623153

      Bus rapid transit; park and ride lots: Because the spreading out of cities reduces markets for conventional public transit (especially fixed rail, which is spatially inflexible and usually oriented downtown, it should be no surprise that the US transit industry has been in decline for most of the 20th century. in San Francisco Bay area.   This number is 44% even in the well-served Seattle/Shoreline area. Although some may be waiting for improved service, many others simply cannot imagine themselves voluntarily taking transit. This doesn’t mean they oppose the existence of Metro, but they do see transit as a social service for people who simply cannot drive.

      In New Jersey Lexington, Kentucky, the Delaware Estuary and Michigan, alternatives to sprawl consumed percent l ess overal l land (Burchell 1 ). In the San Francisco Bay area, alternatives to sprawl consumed percent less overall land than did sprawl (Landis ). In a analysis of the San Francisco Bay area and a study of 28 California communities, Holtzc law found tha t residents of the denser neighborhoods drove fewer miles per year In a second study, where Holtzclaw () controlled for the levels of transit service and vehicle ownership, a doubling of residential densities was associated.

      Dinno, A., Powell, C., & King, M. M. () A Study of Riders' Noise Exposure on Bay Area Rapid Transit Trains, Journal of Urban Health, Vol Number 1, Journal of Urban Health Journal of Urban Health, Vol Number 1, Special Issue on Mass Transit. For example, using data from the San Francisco Bay Area, Cervero and Duncan () find that improving the jobs–housing balance in the region had a far greater effect in reducing both VMT for commuting and vehicle hours traveled (VHT) than in improving access to retail and consumer services by locating them close to residences (i.e., mixeduse.


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