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Bus rapid transit

Bus rapid transit

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Published by National Academy Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bus lines -- Case studies.,
  • Bus lanes -- Case studies.,
  • Local transit -- Case studies.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHerbert Levinson ... [et al.].
    GenreCase studies.
    SeriesTCRP report -- 90., Report (Transit Cooperative Research Program) -- 90.
    ContributionsLevinson, Herbert S., United States. Federal Transit Administration., Transit Cooperative Research Program., Transit Development Corporation., National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18188645M
    ISBN 100309087511
    LC Control Number2003105419

    TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Report Bus Rapid Transit, Volume 1: Case Studies in Bus Rapid Transit identifies the potential range of bus rapid transit (BRT) applications through 26 case studies, and provides planning and implementation guidelines for BRT. Bus Rapid Transit, Volume 2: Implementation Guidelines was released in January   Fares for the bus rapid transit route will be the same as they are for TARC's fixed routes: $ with cash or $ with a MyTARC card. More: New partnership lets riders buy MyTARC cards at Author: Billy Kobin.


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