This report will be of interest to managers of public transportation and school bus systems, transportation planning and operations professionals, policy makers, and others interested in the potential for coordinating or integrating school bus and public transportation services in non-urban areas. The report identifies and discusses issues associated with such coordination or integration, and provides 13 case studies of communities that have successfully coordinated or integrated some aspect of school and public transportation services. The report also provides an implementation guide that suggests qnext stepsq for non-urban communities seeking to give serious consideration to the coordination or integration of school and public transportation services.adequate seating capacity has resulted in buses that are designed to seat three elementary students to a seat. ... Service quality has many aspects, including safe , clean, and comfortable vehicles; service that operates reliably; drivers who are ... who choose transit over other options, and captive or dependent riders, who do not have other travel options available. ... While these are all good points, no study has directly compared the safety of yellow school bus vehicles to public transitanbsp;...
|Title||:||Integrating School Bus and Public Transportation Services in Non-urban Communities|
|Publisher||:||Transportation Research Board - 1999-01-01|