Examines the effects of current trends (e.g., demographic, economic, social, land use, and transport policy) and trends expected over the next 15 years on current and future transit markets. Although many of these trends are not favorable to public transit, a number are identified that provide opportunities for maintaining current transit markets and creating new, expanded, or different transit markets. The report identifies 40 transit service concepts that appear to offer the most effective means of adjusting to these societal trends.Cobb Community Transit (CCT) provides feeder services to and from MARTA stations in Atlanta and DeKalb county; ... not reach Cobb County), the system found itself with growing reversecommute ridership as people learned how to use the system. ... Another CCT route stops at the Lennox Buckhead station, which is a large new employment and residential area serving as the hub of the rail network.
|Title||:||Transit Markets of the Future|
|Author||:||Sandra Rosenbloom, Gordon J. Fielding|
|Publisher||:||Transportation Research Board - 1998-01-01|