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Rail transit impact studies

Paget Donnelly

Rail transit impact studies

Atlanta, Washington, San Diego : summary report

by Paget Donnelly

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Published by Office of the Secretary of Transportation, National Technical Information Service, distributor] in Washington, D.C, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Transportation -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- Planning,
  • Transportation -- Washington (D.C.) -- Planning,
  • Transportation -- California -- San Diego -- Planning,
  • Railroads -- Georgia -- Atlanta,
  • Railroads -- Washington (D.C.),
  • Railroads -- California -- San Diego

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Paget Donnelly ; prepared for Office of Planning Assistance, Urban Mass Transportation Administration in cooperation with Technology Sharing Program, Office of the Secretary of Transportation
    ContributionsUnited States. Urban Mass Transportation Administration. Office of Planning Assistance, United States. Dept. of Transportation. Office of the Secretary
    The Physical Object
    Pagination61 p. :
    Number of Pages61
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14941429M

    The impact of the Expo Line on VMT and rail ridership was larger near stations with more bus lines and near stations with streets with fewer traffic lanes, suggesting that bus service increases the impact of rail transit and that wide streets (which can be barriers to pedestrian access) reduce the impact of rail transit, at least in the Expo. JFK International Airport Light Rail System: Environmental Impact Statement, Volume 3 JFK International Airport Light Rail System: Environmental Impact Statement, United States. Federal Aviation Administration: Contributor: United States. Federal Aviation Administration: Published: Original from: Northwestern University: Digitized: Sep 4.

    The proceedings of the Transit Impact Studies Conference held in Washington, DC, in September are summarized. The purpose was to enable representatives from planning agencies currently examining the impacts of new rail transit systems to share t.   An argument is often made that rapid transit has generally produced a modest [land value uplift] impact of around 10% for homes close to stations, with the highest values seen for heavy rail.

    Impact: Use of public transit is projected to decline significantly from 30 percent of urban travel as the low-income world gains wealth. If use is instead managed to decline more slowly by or even rise slightly to 35 percent, this solution can save . FELIX A. MARTEN, JR., DBA For more than 20 years, Dr. Felix Marten has been employed with San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART). He and his team are proud of the fact that they completed and opened the San Francisco Airport extension. His efforts and former team continued to work to bring BART to San José, air BART to the Oakland International Airport, .


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Rail transit impact studies by Paget Donnelly Download PDF EPUB FB2

Urban rail transit is an all-encompassing term for various types of local rail systems providing passenger service within and around urban or suburban areas. The set of urban rail systems can be roughly subdivided into the following categories, which sometimes overlap because some systems or lines have aspects of multiple types.

Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. conditions of the rail transit systems studied.

These numerous accounts often appear as isolated anecdotes in documenting the impact of rail transit on property values. This paper presents a summary of the recent studies that examine the impact of rail transit on property values. It synthesizes the research in order to draw general. The impact of rapid rail transit on economic development: The case of Atlanta's MARTA.

Journal of Urban Economics, 42, Click here to return to the original place in the study that referred to this note. RAIL RIDERSHIP Since MORE THAN 19% INCREASE IN POPULATION GROWTH 1, RURAL public transit systems 4,+ NONPROFIT transit systems URBAN public transit systems BILLION BILLION BILLION Increase in Vehicle Miles Operated per Kilowatt-Hour over the Past 30 Years HEAVY RAIL: 24% LIGHT.

It uses strong supporting evidence and theory drawn from the author's team and their extensive experience in developing new light rail systems. The book uses numerous case studies to demonstrate how key concepts can bridge the geographic limitations inherent in many transit-related discussions.

Transit Noise and Vibration Impact Assessment 5. FUNDING NUMBERS 6. AUTHOR(S) Carl E. Hanson, David A. Towers, and Lance D. Meister 7. PERFORMING ORGANIZATION NAME(S) AND ADDRESS(ES) Harris Miller Miller & Hanson Inc.

77 South Bedford Street Burlington, MA 8. PERFORMING ORGANIZATION REPORT NUMBER 9. Rail transit impact studies: Atlanta, Washington, San Diego: summary report [Donnelly, Paget] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Rail transit impact studies: Atlanta, Washington, San Diego: summary reportAuthor: Paget Donnelly. A University of Texas metastudy, “Bus Versus Rail: Meta-Analysis of Cost Characteristics, Carrying Capacities and Land Use Impacts,” looks at the cost, operational characteristics, and land-use impacts of different mass-transit technologies.

The study’s main purpose, as the author writes, is to “provide a balanced view that will. Transit agencies are beginning to harness the value of external data, but challenges remain. The TRB Transit Cooperative Research Program's pre-publication draft of TCRP Research Report Data Sharing Guidance for Public Transit Agencies – Now and in the Future is designed to help agencies make decisions about sharing their data, including how to evaluate benefits.

8 | Regenerating Britain’s Railway Stations Case Studies Regenerating Britain’s Railway Stations Case Studies | 9 and street cleaning to reflect the increase in footfall and to maintain the improved perception of the area.

Investment in the Southside is also starting to increase. In recent months, a new storey hotel development hasFile Size: 2MB. Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) is a regional transit agency authorized under Chapter of the Texas Transportation Code and was created by voters and funded with a one-cent local sales tax on Aug   Railway stations function as nodes in transport networks and places in an urban environment.

They have accessibility and environmental impacts, which contribute to property value. The literature on the effects of railway stations on property value is mixed in its finding in respect to the impact magnitude and direction, ranging from a negative to an insignificant or a Cited by: The Honolulu Rail Transit Project (also known as the Honolulu High-Capacity Transit Corridor Project) is an urban rail rapid transit system under construction in Honolulu County, Oahu, Hawaii, mostly-elevated system features design elements from both heavy rail systems and light metros, with a commuter rail-like design incorporated into trains and suburban : Light rapid transit system.

Prior studies that have empirically investigated the impact of rail station proximity on property values have not fully investigated the factors that may account for this relationship.

Stations may raise the value of nearby properties by reducing commuting costs or by attracting retail activity to the by: Light Rail Transit Construction Impact Mitigation Strategies: Case Studies and Recommendations for the Central Corridor A MURP Professional Paper In Partial Fulfillment of the Master of Urban and Regional Planning Degree Requirements The Hubert H.

Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs The University of Minnesota Reuben R. Collins 21 December File Size: KB. Congressional Research Service 4 Nationally, buses were the main transit mode inproviding slightly more than half of all trips in that year.

Bus ridership declined between andbut this was offset by higher growth in rail ridership, particularly in the New York region. Transit rail includes subways, lightFile Size: KB.

Reduction in obesity. Research shows that using light rail increases walking. Frank et al. () report that obesity around Atlanta, as measured by body mass index (BMI), is associated positively with time spent in cars and negatively with mixed land-use (such as incorporating Light Rail transit) and with walking.

There is also research which suggests that utilizing Light Rail transit. Definition: Rail transport is also known as train transport.

It is a means of transport, on vehicles which run on tracks (rails or railroads). It is one of the most important, commonly used and very cost effective modes of commuting and goods carriage over long, as well as, short distances. Studies have reported both the positive effects of rail transit resulting from improved accessibility as well as the nuisance effects from noise, pollution, crime, and unsightliness.

@article{osti_, title = {Urban rail transit projects: Forecast versus actual ridership and costs. Final report}, author = {Pickrell, D.H.}, abstractNote = {Substantial errors in forecasting ridership and costs for the ten rail transit projects reviewed in the report put forth the possibility that more accurate forecasts would have led decision-makers to select projects other than .The studies in Table 1 use accepted statistical methods to analyze high quality data for individual households.

Although they provide the best available evidence of the effect of distance to transit on VMT, the cited studies have notable limitations. Three of the cited studies do not distinguish between distance to bus stops versus rail stations.Rail Service Studies Santa Cruz County Passenger Rail Study.

In conjunction with agreements made as a condition of acquisition of the mile Santa Cruz Branch Line and to maximize transportation uses of the rail corridor, the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) is assessing the feasibility of commuter and intercity passenger rail service.