Transit Assistance Program for Iowa, 1975

(1975) Transit Assistance Program for Iowa, 1975. Transportation, Department of

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Abstract

This inventory of transit services in Iowa covers urban transit, intercity passenger bus carriers and charter operators, taxicab operations, rural transit services and special services, and includes the results of questionnaire and interview surveys, and the resulting recommendations. The recommendations urge a centralized source of data and expertise, a public information program, the utilization of federal aid, the continuance of existing transit services with no dimunition of service level, the establishment of new services in communities of over 20,000 population, the sponsorship of demonstrations in communities with populations of 10,000 to 20,000, and the development and improvement of rural transit service. Based on state and local community experience, recommendations are made concerning revenue sources to support transit in Iowa, and four alternative state transit assistance programs are presented.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Bus transportation, Buses, Charter operations, Demonstration projects, Grant aid, Information dissemination, Intercity bus lines, Inventory, Public relations, Public transit, Recommendations, Revenues, Rural areas, Surveys, Taxicabs, Urban transportation
Subjects: Transportation
Transportation > Social impacts
Transportation > Buses
Transportation > Mass transit
Transportation > Research
Transportation > Data and Information Technology
ID Code: 22034
Deposited By: Iowa DOT Library
Deposited On: 04 May 2016 17:29
Last Modified: 04 May 2016 17:29
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/22034