ECMT Round Tables

European Conference of Ministers of Transport

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1990-0228 (online)
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1990-0236 (print)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/19900228
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A series of conference proceedings on various transportation issues from the European Conference of Ministers of Transport, now known as the International Transport Forum.
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Paratransit

Paratransit

Report of the Fortieth Round Table on Transport Economics Held in Paris on 26th-27th January, 1978 You do not have access to this content

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ECMT
01 Dec 1978
Pages:
165
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9789282104293 (PDF) ;9789282110515(print)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/9789282104293-en

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This Round Table examined various forms of paratransit, and includes papers covering paratransit in general, and extended use of taxis, dial-a-ride systems, the dolmus, car pools, and transport services provided by employers in particular.

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTORY REPORTS
Introductory Report by H. Bovy and V. Krayanbuhl, Switzerland
-Introduction
-Typology of paratransit systems
-Main characteristics of paratransit
-Development of the paratransit sector
-Final comments
-Bibliography
Extending the Use of Taxis as a Part of Urban Passenger Transport by A. Wirsching
-Definitions
-Ways in which taxis may be more closedly integrated in the public passenger transport system
-Examples, evaluation and special aspects
-Conclusions
Dial-A-Ride Systems in Great Britain by M. Grimmer, United Kingdom
-The genesis of Dial-A-Ride in Great Britain
-Current objectives of DAR assessment
-Characteristics of the services and service areas
-Ridership of Dial-A-Ride in Great Britain
-Operation authorities
-Financial and operational performance
-Summary of conclusions and future outlook
-References
The Dolmus by M. Orer, Y. Özden and M. Öxdirim, Turkey
Car Pools as a Way of Utilising Reserves of Urban Passenger Transport Capacity by H. Zemlin, Germany
-Definition
-Why car pools?
-Pros and cons of pooling
-Characteristics of car pools and of the people the belong to them
-Example of a successful car poor scheme
-Organisation of car pools
-Legal and institutional aspects
-Implementaton strategies
-Abstracts of relevant literature
Transport Services Provided by Employers in France by C. Poulenat-Alballea, France
SUMMARY OF THE DISCUSSION
LIST OF PARTICIPANTS
SUMMARY OF THE DISCUSSION
LIST OF PARTICIPANTS


 
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