Improving Transit in Southeast Michigan: A Framework for Action : Draft

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SEMCOG, 2001 - Transportation - 83 pages
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This document sets the course for a comprehensive transit system in Southeast Michigan ... the study finds that an improved transit system would benefit the entire transportation system by providing a balance of viable options.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Learning From Our Past
7
Where Are We Now?
15
List of Data Displays Tables Table 1 FixedRoute Service
17
Comparison of
25
Comparison of 25 Major Metropolitan Areas
27
Comparison of 25 Major Metropolitan Areas
28
Comparison of
29
Existing Rail Corridors and Major Activity Centers
40
Fixed Route Bus Service Proposed Rapid Transit Corridors and 1995 Transit Supportive Areas
42
Status of Community Transit Services
43
Other Transit Studies
47
Demand for Regional Links
49
Proposed Regional Links and Rapid Transit Corridors and 1995 Transit Supportive Areas
51
A Framework for Action
52
Proposed Transit Plan
54

Comparison of 25 Major Metropolitan Areas
30
Comparison of 25 Major Metropolitan Areas
31
What Options Are Available for Transit?
32
Characteristics of Transit Tiers
33
Rapid Transit Corridor Evaluation
35
Proposed Rapid Transit Corridors
36
Characteristics of Rapid Transit Modes
37
Figures Figure 1 Proposed Transit Plan xvii
38
Proposed Rapid Transit Corridors and Major Activity Centers
39
Proposed Transit Plan and 1990 Older Population Density
60
Proposed Transit Plan and 1990 Density of Households without Personal Vehicle
61
Environmental Justice Analysis of Proposed Transit Plan
63
Proposed Transit Plan and Congested Roads
64
Proposed Transit Plan and 2025 Transit Supportive Areas
65
Bibliography
69
SMART New Service Initiative Draft Executive Summary
81
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