Intermediate Public Transport


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Intermediate Public Transport
1010404 Intermediate Public Transport
DEFINITION Intermediate Public Transport (IPT), sometimes known as Paratransit, refers to road vehicles used on hire for flexible passenger transportation, which do not follow a fixed time schedule. They may or may not follow a fixed route. Paratransit services include: cycle rickshaws, auto rickshaws, taxis, minibuses, carpools, vanpools, subscription buses and demand-responsive (dial-a-ride) vehicles. Minibuses, also known as Jeepneys in Manila and Jitneys in USA, can operate efficiently as feeder services to transit routes. In other words, IPT includes all modes which provide a transport service for a price, filling the gap be…
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S. Ponnuswamy; (Late) Dr. David Johnson Victor: Urban Transportation: Planning, Operation and Management. Intermediate Public Transport, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2012), AccessEngineering Export