Federal support for urban mass transit--New York and Chicago.

hearings before a subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, second session, February 6 and 24, 1984.
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Local transit -- New York (State) -- New York -- Finance., Federal aid to transportation -- New York (State) -- New York., Local transit -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Finance., Federal aid to transportation -- Illinois -- Chi

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New York (State), New York, New York., Illinois, Chicago, Chi

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LC ClassificationsKF27 .G6626 1984d
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The author begins this study inwhen public transportation in large American cities was provided by numerous, competing horse-car companies with little or no public control of operation. Bywhen the study concludes, a monopoly in each city operated a. Funding for transit in the United States has been in a state of transition for half a century.

Transit has evolved from a private industry sustained by farebox revenues to a public entity. The federal role increased with the passage of the Urban Mass Transportation Act ofwhich authorized $ million in aid to the capital costs of transit projects, with each two federal dollars to be matched with one local dollar.

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cities for its low personal automobile ownership and its significant use of public York City has, by far, the highest rate of public transportation use of any American city, with % of workers commuting to work by this means in About one in every three users of mass transit in the United States and two-thirds of the Locale: New York City metropolitan area.

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Paratransit is the term used in North America for transportation services that supplement fixed-route mass transit by providing individualized rides without fixed routes or timetables. Paratransit services may vary considerably on the degree of flexibility they provide their customers.

At their simplest they may consist of a taxi or small bus that will run along a more or less defined route. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on Wednesday released its updated median family income (MFI) and income limits for. In fact, some of PWA’s money helped build key mass transit systems, such as the State and Dearborn subways in Chicago and the Sixth Avenue subway in New York.

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This Budget Issue Paper, Urban Mass Transportation: Options for Federal Assistance, provides a framework for evaluating UMTA's budgetary needs and for examining pos-sible alternative mass transit programs. The effective-ness of several different solutions to urban transportation problems is summarized, and a range of possible budget.

As a preliminary step in addressing the issue of subsidies and large transit systems, this paper presents historical information on the financial state of the two largest transit systems in the U.S.—Chicago’s CTA and New York’s NYCT.

In addition, the subsidies to each system are broken down by level of government—federal, state, and local. It employs more than staff members and maintains regional offices across the U.S.

The Federal Transit Administration support several locally planned, constructed and operated public transportation systems that include monorail, light and commuter rail, buses, subways, streetcars, inclined railways and Location: W Adams St, Chicago,IL.

From the State Capitol: We talk with fmr Senator Kirk Dillard, who now heads the regional transportation agency, responsible for mass transit in Chicago and the surrounding areas. Mr Dillard tells us about the need to update the out-dated passenger rail cars, which are 60 years old in some cases.

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Walker and Robert R. Kiley.One such program on urban transportation, inaugurated ininvolves the Federal government in the problems of mass transit. The congestion and inefficiency which has characterized many urban transit systems in recent years has evoked public and private concern for the revitalization of mass .