Evaluation of OmniLink Demand-Driven Transit Operations: Flex-Route Services

Farwell, Randall G.
January 1998
Transportation Quarterly;Winter98, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p31
Academic Journal
This article describes the planning and operation of a "flex-route" bus service developed for a suburban market. The flex-route service delivery concept combines the regularity of fixed-route service with the flexibility of demand-responsive and point-deviation services into one hybrid service.


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