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Mass transit development for small urban areas, a case study, Tompkins County, New York

Arnim H. Meyburg

Mass transit development for small urban areas, a case study, Tompkins County, New York

second year final report

by Arnim H. Meyburg

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Published by Dept. of Transportation, Office of the Secretary, Office of University Research, For sale by the National Technical Information Service in Washington, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban transportation -- Research -- United States.,
  • City planning.,
  • Transportation -- Planning -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementArnim H. Meyburg ; Cornell University, College of Engineering.
    SeriesReport - Dept. of Transportation ; no. DOT-TST-77-29
    ContributionsCornell University. College of Engineering., United States. Dept. of Transportation. Office of University Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[12], 321, [7] p. :
    Number of Pages321
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15215471M

      Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $ million in state and federal funding for rural public transportation projects statewide. The initiative will support rural public transportation operations; help local communities procure new clean-fuel, ADA accessible buses and related equipment; enhance coordination between local transportation agencies through . Feasibility Study of Service Options for Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit in Ithaca and Tompkins County Executive Summary In order to improve bus services provided by Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit (TCAT) for Ithaca and the rest of Tompkins County, problem areas were identified in their existing system.

    Given the findings of the study, including information gathered by the survey and open forum meetings, the Small Urban & Rural Transit Center recommends that a series of actions be taken and a number of issues be considered in order that the transportation needs of the South Dakota State University community be met efficiently.   New York City’s subways have come a long way since the s, when the entire system was on the brink of collapse. But as most daily commuters can attest, mass transit is straining to accommodate current demand. Virtually every line has gotten more crowded in the past year, and delays across the system are becoming more frequent and longer.

    located in urban areas are abandoned properties, warehouses and residential sites that may be contaminated from past usage, but reclaimed when describing an entire exponential growth curve that includes environmental resistance it is a j-shaped curve(t/f). Route 96 Corridor Management Study. Project Background. The Route 96 Corridor Management Study evaluated traffic impacts associated with development along the corridor from the Village of Trumansburg to the junction of NYS Routes 96 and provided recommendations and mitigation strategies.


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