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Comparative Evaluation Of Small To Mid-Size U.S. Bus Transit Systems, 1997, Greg P. Vlietstra Apr 2000

Comparative Evaluation Of Small To Mid-Size U.S. Bus Transit Systems, 1997, Greg P. Vlietstra

Master's Theses

This study provides an assessment of the overall comparative performance of 178 small to mid-size bus transit operations located in the United States, during 1997. It uses commonly applied measures of resources and results. This is the only known study that compares and ranks small to mid-size bus systems by combining both resources and results.

The selected data comes from the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) National Transit Database Profiles: Agencies in Urbanized AreĀ·as with a Population of Less than 200,000. The nationally reported data is collected and published by the FTA under Section 15 of the Transit ...