Human transit
Jarrett Walker

Human transit

how clearer thinking about public transit can enrich our communities and our lives

Published by Island Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

What transit is, and does
What makes transit useful? Seven demands and how transit serves them
Five paths to confusion
Lines, loops, and longing
Touching the city: stops and stations
Peak or all day?
Frequency is freedom
The obstacle course: speed, delay, and reliability
Density and its dangers
Ridership or coverage? The challenge of service allocation
Can fares be fair?
Connections or complexity?
From connections to networks, to places
Be on the way! Transit implications of location choice
On the boulevard
Take the long view.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
HE4211 .W27 2011

The Physical Object

p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
1597269719, 1597269727
9781597269711, 9781597269728
LC Control Number

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