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Assessment of the economic impacts of rural public transportation

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Published by National Academy Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Rural transit -- Economic aspects -- United States.,
    • Rural development -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesTransit Cooperative Research Program
      StatementJon E. Burkhardt, James L. Hedrick, Adam T. McGavock.
      SeriesTCRP report,, 34, Report (Transit Cooperative Research Program) ;, 34.
      ContributionsHedrick, James L., McGavock, Adam T., United States. Federal Transit Administration., National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board., Transit Development Corporation., Transit Cooperative Research Program.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE316.U6 B868 1998
      The Physical Object
      PaginationS-4, 209 p. :
      Number of Pages209
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL390748M
      ISBN 100309062667
      LC Control Number98060318
      OCLC/WorldCa39114790

      Bureau of the Census, With high growth, some of these recreation-based nonmetro counties face labor shortages. Conducting an HIA under these circumstances is also difficult as the outcomes and impacts are more difficult to predict. Chinowsky, A. Residents interested in attending community colleges or other local educational facilities may gain access to such training opportunities with transit service. A similar measure is the employment impact, which measures the increase in the number of total employees in the local region.

      In the event of a disaster, roads, airports, and harbors may serve as key modes of evacuation and often become hubs for emergency personnel and relief supplies. Such a checklist would focus attention on places and issues of greatest concern. In the Midwest, which has experienced an increase in riverine flooding resulting in long-term interstate freeway closures, future flooding is the main concern for transportation infrastructure Ch. Economic efficiency is also enhanced when transit is used as a means to alleviate some of the problems associated with rapid nonmetro growth Brown and Fazzone,

      This collaboration should include federal, state, and county resource-management agencies; nongovernmental organizations; and organizations and firms involved in road construction. Urban Transportation Network The urban transportation network can be highly complex and in high demand, with populations relying on many modes of transportation across air, water, and land. Through the urban heat island effect, heat events may become hotter and longer in cities than in the surrounding rural and suburban areas Ch. And, when an elderly rural resident who is unable to drive uses transit to obtain health services, this promotes preventive health care for rural seniors, thereby keeping down overall health care costs. Public transportation offers mobility for residents of rural Americaparticularly people without cars, who tend to be lower-income.


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Assessment of the economic impacts of rural public transportation by Jon E. Burkhardt Download PDF Ebook

Throughout this century, climate change will continue to pose a risk to U. Sometimes the appropriate spatial scale for ecological research is not known in advance, and in that case, some ecological effects of roads may go undetected if an inappropriate scale is chosen.

Keywords: Health Impact Assessment, public transportation, rural health 1. For example, Virginia DOT has dedicated crews who quickly repair roads during extreme heat events.

Transportation Matters: A Health Impact Assessment in Rural New Mexico

Although many laws, regulations, and policies require some consideration of ecological effects of transportation activities, such as road construction, the legal structure leaves substantial gaps in the requirements.

Human service agencies also often provide public transportation in rural communities. Overall usage of transit services in rural America is not high, with only about a half of one percent of nonmetro residents using it as their primary means of transportation to work U. Miller, Transportation.

These systems range in size from 1 to over 50 vehicles. Recommendation: Monitoring systems should be developed for the evaluation and assessment of environmental effects resulting from changes in the road system—for example, traffic volume, vehicle mix, structure modifications, and network adjustments.

A key element of this framework is the integration of ecological goals and performance indicators with transportation goals and performance indicators. Incentives, such as funding and technical support, should be provided to help planning agencies, resource agencies, nongovernmental groups, and the public to understand ecological structure and functioning across jurisdictions and to interact cooperatively.

This includes money spent to pay for salaries, supplies, raw materials, and operating expenses. Other nonmetro counties with high growth and relatively high transit use are Dukes, Massachusetts.

Assessment of the Economic Impacts of Rural Public Transportation

Douglass, and R. For example, TOD, one of the older innovative transportation solutions, is very likely to reduce emissions and help build resilience. Overview[ edit ] An economic impact analysis attempts to measure or estimate the change in economic activity in a specified regioncaused by a specific business, organization, policy, program, project, activity, or other economic event.

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Applicable discounts will be extended. If an eBook is available, you'll see the option to purchase it on the book page. New transportation links between cities and ports, and new types of inter-modal facilities and services at those locations, make it possible for new patterns of international trade to develop.

CCAM provides policy guidance on coordinating transit across different Federal programs. We present this HIA as a case study of the impacts of public transportation in rural areas in the U. In addition to assisting businesses meet their labor demands, transit also helps workers find jobs.

Transportation and Health Tool Case Studies APHA recently released five case studies that provide valuable insight into opportunities to advance health on both state and regional levels.Public transportation enhances local rural economic growth in many Assessment of the economic impacts of rural public transportation book.

of public transportation may also increase the ability of human service agencies to serve individuals on public assistance and transport low-income residents to jobs, training opportunities, and other support services.

Assessment of the Economic Impacts of Rural. s, but their economic impacts have seldom been quantified. This report examines the economic impacts of selected rural public transportation services at the local level through case studies, and it estimates the national economic impact of rural public transportation on an average annual per county basis.

This report. Section 5, Case studies of modal investment impacts: Economic impacts of aviation on north central Texas / Julie K.P. Dunbar --Transportation factors as catalysts for international trade development, case study: East Boston, Massachusetts / Mark R.

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