Human transit : how clearer thinking about public transit can enrich our communities and our lives / Jarrett Walker ; illustrations by Eric Orozco . . . [et al.].Material type: BookPublisher: Washington, D. C. : Island Press, c2012Description: x, 244 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781597269728.Subject(s): Local transit | City planning | Community developmentDDC classification: 388.4 W181
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Summer 2012 Selected Accessions List.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-236) and index.
What transit is and does -- What makes transit useful? Seven demands and how transit serves them -- Five paths to confusion -- Lines, loops, and longing -- Touching the city: stops and stations -- Peak or all day? -- Frequency is freedom -- The obstacle course: speed, delay, and reliability -- Density distractions -- Ridership or coverage? The challenge of service allocation -- Can fares be fair? -- Connections or complexity? -- From connections to networks to places -- Be on the way! Transit implications of location choice -- On the boulevard -- Take the long view.