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  Public transport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Public transport is the primary form of motor transport on Earth.
Conveyances for public hire are as old as the first manned ferries, and the earliest public transport was water transport, for on land people walked or rode an animal.
Some historic forms of public transport are the stagecoach, travelling an appointed route from inn to inn, and the horse-drawn boat carrying paying passengers, which was a feature of canal systems from their 17th-century origins.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Public_transport   (2978 words)

 Public transport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Increased road traffic congestion and improved transit systems are reducing or eliminating this disparity in many areas, and public transport use rises sharply with population density.
It is believed that well maintained, high volume public transport systems alleviate this.
Most transportation agencies actively discourage this and even a low fare often deters the poorest individuals, including homeless people.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mass_transit   (2976 words)

 Road & Transport Research: Integrated public transport in Singapore and Hong Kong
Integrated public transport has received particular attention in recent years as a means to improve public transport services and reduce reliance on car travel.
This paper begins with the definition of integrated public transport and limits the scope of discussion to the transport of passengers; freight transport is excluded.
A discussion of integrated public transport in the context of an ageing population is also provided.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3927/is_200312/ai_n9318847   (1500 words)

 Public transport - Public transport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Victorian public transport—including train, tram, bus, taxi and ferry services—is coordinated by the Public Transport Division of the Department of Infrastructure.
Public transport users can travel free all day Christmas Day and from 3pm on New Years Eve until the first regular services on New Year's Day.
Most public transport fares in Melbourne will rise by 3.1 per cent from 1 January 2006 in line with CPI increases for Melbourne.
www.doi.vic.gov.au /doi/internet/transport.nsf   (243 words)

 Public bus transport management systems: some international examples   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
For coordinating urban transport, a precursor to an autonomous agency was set up under an agreement between the minister of economy and the mayor of Buenos Aires, in 1991.
There was an acute shortage of public transport until recently owing to the failure of the publicly owned services and the regulatory controls imposed on private operators.
To overcome the limitations of both the public and the private sectors, a public–private partnership – FUTS (Faisalabad Urban Transport Society) – was founded in January 1994 to provide public transport.
www.teriin.org /pub/newslet/reguteri7.htm   (1686 words)

 THE PUBLIC PURPOSE (Wendell Cox Consultancy)
The Public Purpose is not opposed to urban rail.
This publication, added in May 1999, is similar to a the comparison of Seattle and Portland which has been one of the most popular documents, with more than 5,000 downloads on The Public Purpose and Demographia websites.
The Public Purpose principal, Wendell Cox, argues that new light rail systems are not justified in the United States because they fail to achieve their principal public objective, reduction of traffic congestion.
www.publicpurpose.com   (1927 words)

 public transport
Transport lobby group TRANSform Scotland, which carried out the research, today said a "systematic under-investment" in the country's rail network is to blame.
If this sounds a bit harsh, bear in mind that on public transport parents are never truly alone.
Refusing to be cowed by terror, London quickly set about rebuilding its public transport system to be just as hopelessly unreliable as before.
transport.tradeworlds.com   (251 words)

 Public Transport Users Association, Victoria, Australia
The document was launched "under the clocks" at Flinders St Station by noted sustainable transport expert Professor Peter Newman of Murdoch University.
Founded in 1976 as the Train Travellers Association, the Public Transport Users Association is the recognised consumer organisation representing passengers of all forms of public transport.
Lobby governments and public transport authorities in the interest of all users of public transport
www.ptua.org.au   (344 words)

 Public Transport In Warwickshire - Warwickshire Web
Describes the community transport sector and links to contact information for all community transport issues - countywide, rural and urban.
Access and view public transport policy and strategy documents.
Read about public transport related news stories and also road closures affecting buses.
www.warwickshire.gov.uk /publictransport   (398 words)

 Public transport in St. Petersburg
The network of public transportation in St Petersburg is extensive.
It is no secret that the resources of public transportation are quite over-stretched, and most public transport is not particularly user-friendly.
is a very reliable and cost-effective way of medium and long-distance transportation.
www.cityvision2000.com /transpor.htm   (109 words)

 Public Transport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Two new means of transport - the Light Rail System and the Suburban Railway - are now in operation, while the Metro extensions (scheduled for 2004) have also been completed.
It provides reliable transport to various suburbs of Athens and gives commuters an alternative means of transportation.
The body responsible for the planning, coordination and management of transport in Athens is OASA (Athens Urban Transport Organisation), which operates ETHEL thermal buses, ILPAP Trolley Buses and Line 1 - ISAP.
www.athens2004.com /en/PublicTransport   (655 words)

 Public Transport Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
aims to develop efficient transport services which are sustainable and flexible.
This is done through the facilitation and delivery of services provided by local government-owned transport operators, private bus and ferry operators, taxi and limousine companies and regional air services.
Queensland Transport also aims to improve the lives of Queenslanders by removing the barriers to access and mobility, and encouraging smarter travel choices.
www.transport.qld.gov.au /public   (274 words)

 ::Public Transport Council::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Public Transport Council (PTC) was established in 1987 as an independent body to approve and regulate bus services and public transport fares.
It is entrusted with the challenging mission of balancing commuters' interest with the long-term viability of the public transport operators.
maintain affordable bus and train fares for the public.
www.ptc.gov.sg   (68 words)

 Public Transport WebRing
Pictures/information on public transit, especially in the Northeastern U.S. Also, pictures in my daily travels of places including Boston and the Unniv.
Appeals to enthusiasts for transport publicity, W.H. Auden, model railways, full size railways, buses, ships, canals, lovers of Northern Britain and the British Isles.
Dalesbus - Public Transport in the Yorkshire Dales
m.webring.com /hub?ring=publictransport   (1607 words)

 Sofia.com - Transport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
You will probably find the center of Sofia more accessible by tram, bus, or trolley bus than by car due to the shortage of parking space.
Public transport runs from 5am till midnight for buses and trolley buses and till 1am for trams.
Tickets are for single trip and are sold at kiosks at the major stops, at newsstands or in driver's cabin.
www.sofia.com /transport   (285 words)

 welcome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Public Transport Association, or as it is known in Maltese: Assocjazzjoni Trasport Pubbliku ATP is the biggest public transport provider on the island.
It has a vast network of public transport covering the whole island of Malta besides offering other services like direct services and a special night service from popular night spots on the island.
For the frequent user weekly tickets are available that make travelling by bus that much cheaper.
www.atp.com.mt   (99 words)

 Derbyshire County Council - Public transport
Most buses are operated commercially by companies such as Trent Barton, Stagecoach and Arriva, but many others are run by operators working under contract to the county council.
Derbyshire County Council is committed to supporting public transport.
The council's Public Transport Unit promotes the use of buses and trains in a variety of ways:
www.derbyshire.gov.uk /transport/public_transport   (95 words)

 MAXX: Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Welcome to MAXX - your guide to public transport in the Auckland region.
The Auckland Regional Transport Authority (ARTA) has won the Mechanical and Manufacturing Award 2005 at the inaugural NZ Engineering Excellence Awards.
The award acknowledges the quality of the SA train remanufacture and refurbishment from old and unused carriages and recognises ARTA’s ‘highly successful approach to achieving attractive and efficient solutions at an acceptable cost’.
www.rideline.co.nz   (192 words)

 Bus Information
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DevonBus is the name given to Devon County Council's public transport information service which promotes the entire local bus network, commercial and supported.
CoastLinX53, the popular bus service which runs along the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, has won the Passenger Transport Award category at the Chartered Institute for Transport and Logistics 2005 Awards.
www.devon.gov.uk /buses.htm   (137 words)

If you wanted to access the database of British public transport web sites, which used to be on this site, we regret that it has not been possible to find another organisation to maintain and host the database.
If you wanted to plan a journey by public transport using the regional traveline services, please now click
Please bookmark the traveline site for future reference as this site will be closed in the near future.
www.pti.org.uk   (74 words)

 Public Transport
I wish I could say that this was not a common site, but unfortunately I cannot.
I guess the lack of public facilities was a larger problem for this individual than for the average commuter.
If the FM webmaster elects not to post these photos I certainly understand.
www.filthymess.com /publictransport6.asp   (263 words)

 GMPTE - Public Transport for Greater Manchester, UK
GMPTE - Public Transport for Greater Manchester, UK Home
Welcome to the official public transport site for Greater Manchester, UK.
Xmas public transport info just a call or click away
www.gmpte.com   (137 words)

 Public Transport in Stuttgart
The operator of the public transport in Stuttgart is
transport and connections within Stuttgart, and the whole of Germany.
Here you can get the present departuremonitor from single bus or train stops!
www.stgt.com /stuttgart/oefverke.htm   (437 words)

 Transperth > Home
Transperth services will operate on Christmas Eve and over the Christmas Day and Boxing Day public holiday period.
Click through and find out how much money you will say by travelling on public transport.
TravelEasy, Transperth's email update service is free to join.
www.transperth.wa.gov.au   (270 words)

 traveline national portal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Each region can plan journeys to or from rail stations and coach stops throughout the country.
Go to Transport Direct for door-to-door travel between any two regions (except NI).
Click on a graphic below to go to that
www.traveline.org.uk   (160 words)

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