Title

Managing Increasing Ridership Demand

Document Type

Report

Publication Date

8-2010

Subject Area

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

Keywords

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

Abstract

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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