2012

Human Transit

How Clearer Thinking About Public Transit Can Enrich Our Communities and Our Lives

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ISBN: 978-1-61091-174-0 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

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    Pages 1-11

    Introduction

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    Pages 13-21

    What Transit Is and Does

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    Pages 23-37

    What Makes Transit Useful? Seven Demands and How Transit Serves Them

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    Pages 39-46

    Five Paths to Confusion

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    Pages 47-58

    Lines, Loops, and Longing

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    Pages 59-71

    Touching the City: Stops and Stations

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    Pages 73-84

    Peak or All Day?

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    Pages 85-96

    Frequency Is Freedom

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    Pages 97-107

    The Obstacle Course: Speed, Delay, and Reliability

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    Pages 109-115

    Density Distractions

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    Pages 117-134

    Ridership or Coverage? The Challenge of Service Allocation

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    Pages 135-145

    Can Fares Be Fair?

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    Pages 147-161

    Connections or Complexity?

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    Pages 163-179

    From Connections to Networks to Places

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    Pages 181-204

    Be on the Way! Transit Implications of Location Choice

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    Pages 205-214

    On the Boulevard

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    Pages 215-221

    Take The Long View

  19. Back Matter

    Pages 223-244