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Downtown office growth and the role of public transit

by J. Thomas Black

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Published by ULI-the Urban Land Institute in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Office buildings -- Location -- United States.,
    • Land use, Urban -- United States.,
    • Central business districts -- United States.,
    • Local transit -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statementby J. Thomas Black, Donal P. O"Connell, Michael J. Morina.
      ContributionsO"Connell, Donal P., Morina, Michael J.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC110.D5 B55 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 122 p. :
      Number of Pages122
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3508441M
      ISBN 100874206154
      LC Control Number82050921
      OCLC/WorldCa8881550

      Evaluating Public Transit Benefits and Costs Victoria Transport Policy Institute 5 Public Transit’s Role in an Efficient and Equitable Transportation System During most of the last century automobile use (here automobile includes cars, light trucks, vans and SUVs and motorcycles) grew while public transit experienced a downward spiral of declining. Transit agencies are also adjusting to a new role, more analogous to a main course rather than the whole meal of public transit in their city because new mobility ecosystems are springing and.

      The long-awaited "Train to the Plane," a new rail line that runs from downtown to Denver International Airport (DEN) and vice versa, opened on Ap Riders departing from Union Station will reach the airport in 37 minutes, with trains leaving every 15 minutes during peak times.   PlaceMKR recently announced an acquisition of a new portfolio of flex industrial buildings in southeast Austin, TX. They believe that this area is the best-positioned submarket coming out of the.

      Description. The Transit Street Design Guide provides a detailed introduction to designing streets for high-quality transit, from local buses to bus rapid transit, from streetcars to light rail.. Drawing on the expertise of a peer network and case studies from across North America, the guide provides a much-needed link between transit planning, transportation engineering, and street design. Public transit definition is - mass transit. How to use public transit in a sentence.


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