The Role of the Private-for-hire Vehicle Industry in Public Transit

The Role of the Private-for-hire Vehicle Industry in Public Transit

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The first part documents the results of a national survey of the types of public transit services being provided by private-for-hire vehicles (PHVs). The second part of the report summarizes eight case studies and draws conclusions from the analysis of these case studies. The case study sites are Ann Arbor, Michigan; DuPage County, Illinois; Houston, Texas; Los Angeles, California; Montgomery County, Maryland; Portland, Oregon; Seattle, Washington; and the state of Wisconsin.All of these Dial-a- Ride services are available only on weekdays. At the time this research was conducted, the DuPage Subsidized Taxi Program was in the 2nd year of a 3-year pilot program. The service area covers the entire county, withanbsp;...


Title:The Role of the Private-for-hire Vehicle Industry in Public Transit
Author:Gorman Gilbert
Publisher:Transportation Research Board - 2002
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