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Title:An Evaluation Guidebook for Rural and Small Urban Transportation Systems in the Mountain-Plains Region
Authors:John Bitzan and Jill Hough
Publication Date:Sep 1994
Report #:MPC-94-36
Project #:MPC-039
TRID #:00669030
Keywords:guides to information, performance evaluations, rural transit, urban transit
Type:Research Report – MPC Publications

 

Abstract

No performance evaluation guidebook existed for rural and small urban transit systems. Therefore, this guidebook is designed to provide transit operators with a tool for evaluating their system's performance. Each transit operator can measure their system's performance against other similar systems in the Mountain-Plains Region. Within the guidebook, recommended performance measures are provided, along with explanations of each, and formulas for converting raw data elements into the performance measures. Furthermore, target ranges for performance measures of peer groups are provided, along with an explanation of how to evaluate performance and some remedies for poor performance.

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