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    meeting was held on Dec 8, 2015, and several of the city’s managers attended the meeting. The commission, along with all of the city managers were concerned about these issues. “Although there is a diversity with public transit for the elderly and disabled in this county, there are many people who are not receiving services due to their geographic area or lack of enough seniors in the community” stated Naomi Armenta, who is the paratransit coordinator of ACTC. She continues to say that “Alameda County is striving to provide more transportation services, especially to this population, to ensure better safety, independence and quality of life” (Armenta, 2015). Another problem that Naomi feels…

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    Francisco BART is an important rapid transit system that connects San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa and San Mateo. It is open 365 days a year and operates between 4 a.m. to midnight on weekdays, Saturdays from 6 a.m. to midnight and Sundays from 8 a.m. to midnight. In 2015, BART had about 126 million annual passengers and a weekday average of 423,120 passengers. Saturdays see an average of 207,539 users and Sundays have an average daily ridership of 151.562 people. The system is composed of…

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    Urban Observation Report

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    all social backgrounds participate in routine activities in micro-spaces throughout the city such as purchasing a cup of coffee or riding the bus to work. These people can be a student going to school or a senior citizen out on a stroll. Even though they may cross paths and share certain spaces on a consistent basis, that does not mean that they live identical lives. Instead, they come to embody the notion of leading increasingly separate yet parallel lives. Furthermore, difference matters in…

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    With the rapid growth of industry & trade in big cities and urban areas as well as with increasing the development of infrastructure projects in railway transportation, hence increasing the need for transportation equipment for people . According to long-term development planning of the Republic of Indonesia, urban railway transportation infrastructure build in many places , some of those projects are, APMS (Automatic People Mover System) project at the Soekarno-Hatta Airport, MRT (Mass…

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    According to Jonathan, mass transit system did not die a natural death, rather it was a well-planned mission that was executed by General Motors to kill it. General Motors was an auto mobile company that produced and sold auto mobiles. During that time profits were going down and the need for gaining market share on the high number of Americans that depended on transport system arose, but it was at the expense of another transport system, the mass transit of street cars as GM and other oil…

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    Hurontario LRT Case Study

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    The design of the Hurontario LRT involves 23 kilometers of new dedicated rapid transit from Port Credit Go Station in Mississauga to Gateway Terminal (Steeles Avenue) in Brampton (Infrastructure Ontario, n.d.). The project includes the construction of stations, shaft tunnel, tracks, overhead sign structures and related infrastructure facilities (Infrastructure Ontario, n.d.). There will be a total of 22 surface stops along the line that will serve, two urban growth centers, two Go Transit Rail…

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    Dallas was late to build a municipal rail transport system, yet today its DART light rail system is the largest in the United States at a total system length of 85 miles. Troubled by a rocky start, the Dallas Area Rapid Transit authority was faced with the stubborn reluctance of voters to spend any taxpayer money on public transportation infrastructure. However, once the wheels of development started in motion, there was no chance of them stopping. Over the course of 30 years, Dallas went from…

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    1. Public Electric Vehicle Sharing Program (PEVSP) 1.1 Electric Vehicle The second initiative of this scenario is to establish a Public Electric Vehicle Sharing Program (PEVSP). BBRT aims to change San Francisco’s travel pattern from driving to walking, bicycling and transit. However, there are still about 350,000 private vehicles in the city. Even they are not using as usual; they are a huge potential emission source. PEVSP is a way to replace these existing internal combustion vehicles to…

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    Figure 3. Unlinked public transit trips by urbanized area in 2013, National Transit Database. New York’s public transportation system considerably impacts the geography of the City. Due to the people-driven nature of mass transit use, areas with developed transportation systems often facilitate more compact infrastructural projects to conserve and maximize space. Public transportation directly drives this high-density land development, and effectively reduces the distance people need to travel…

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    Finding unexpected turns for a road, driving consistently over the speed limits most of the time are some of the common scenarios that make this city well-known for their crazy way of living. But in Lima, people have multiple walkable grids that connect everywhere in the city, which it makes in some cases a benefit besides driving or taking the bus. Conversely in Atlanta, where the long distances are more common, there are also some areas where a person can freely walk to get to the local…

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