The case for bus rapid transit

Kain, John F.
December 1997
Nieman Reports;Winter97, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p39
Focuses on the passion of the Americans with electric trains. Failure of the government of the United States in choosing the technology for improving transit operations; Details about the decline in ridership in the United States; Research findings about the costs and performance of alternative public transport technologies; Reasons for the relevance of the findings about the cost of operation of the rail system; Cost effectiveness of the bus rapid transit.


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