Category: Planning_Bus Operations

ABANDONMENT

In public transportation operations, a procedure whereby a carrier ceases operations on all or part of its lines and routes on permission from the appropriate regulatory authorities. 2. In “rights-of-way,” the relinquishment of the public interest in right-of-way or activity…

ACCESS STREET

A street generally limited to providing access to abutting property and tributary to major and secondary thoroughfares.

ACCESS TIME

The time elapsed on a trip from the moment of leaving the point of origin to the moment of boarding a vehicle.

ACCESSIBILITY

A measure of the ability or ease of all people to travel among various origins and destinations. 2. In transportation modeling and planning, the sum of the travel times from one zone to all other zones in a region, weighted…

ACCESSIBLE SERVICE

Transit vehicles equipped with wheelchair lifts. Transit vehicles equipped with wheelchair lifts or ramps that meet or exceed the Federal Transit Administration rules and regulations Part 38.

ACCESSIBLE TRAIN SYSTEM

A transit system that can transport any mobile person, including those who are physically disabled, and in which the vehicles and stops or stations are designed to accommodate patrons who are confined to wheelchairs. (TRB)

ACCESSIBLE TRANSIT SYSTEM

A transit system that can transport any mobile person, including those who are physically disabled, and in which the vehicles and stops or stations are designed to accommodate patrons who are confined to wheelchairs. (TRB).

ACCESSIBLE TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES

Transportation facilities that are barrier free, allowing their use by all travelers, including the mobile physically handicapped, elderly, and transportation disadvantaged. (TRB)