RANDOM RIDES--A NEW TECHNIQUE FOR THE MORE EFFECTIVE UTILIZATION OF URBAN ROADS
planning - service rationalisation, ridership - commuting, place - urban, place - cbd, place - low density, mode - bus
Urban highways, Suburbs, Savings, Ridesharing, Random rides, Downtowns, Commuting, City centers, Central business districts
Random rides is a new mode that has the potential to significantly increase the person-carrying capacity of roads. This will save millions of dollars in committed urban road projects. It can also reduce the capacity requirements for urban bus services during the peak periods. A reduction in the capacity requirements for urban bus services can, in turn, reduce the operating losses of bus services. Random rides can operate effectively and efficiently between low-density suburban areas the the CBD of these areas. The random ride scheme has significant advantages over carpools, jitneys, taxis, and bus transport operating in low density areas.
Rathbone, D, (1985) RANDOM RIDES--A NEW TECHNIQUE FOR THE MORE EFFECTIVE UTILIZATION OF URBAN ROADS, ITE Journal, Volume 55, Issue 10, p. 23-26