Managing Increasing Ridership Demand

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mode - mass transit, place - north america, place - south america, ridership - demand, ridership - drivers, ridership - growth, mode - bus rapid transit


Buenos Aires (Argentina), Guayaquil (Ecuador), Porto Alegre (Brazil), Public transit, Ridership, Santiago (Chile), Study tours, Transit operating agencies, Transit operators, Travel demand, Travel demand management


This digest is an overview of a study mission that investigated how several transit operators and agencies in cities in South America accommodate sudden and significant growth in the number of riders and increasing demand for service. Team members met with transit operators and agencies in Quayaquil, Ecuador; Santiago, Chile; Buenos Aires, Argentina; and Porto Alegre, Brazil. The digest is based on individual reports provided by the mission team members.


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