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Bus transportation in Maryland

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 37. Chapters: Bus rapid transit in Maryland, Bus stations in Maryland, Maryland Transit Administration, Metrobus (Washington, D.C.), List of Metrobus routes (Washington, D.C.), History of MTA Maryland, Greater Baltimore Bus Initiative,... Viac o knihe

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 37. Chapters: Bus rapid transit in Maryland, Bus stations in Maryland, Maryland Transit Administration, Metrobus (Washington, D.C.), List of Metrobus routes (Washington, D.C.), History of MTA Maryland, Greater Baltimore Bus Initiative, Red Line, MARC Train, Baltimore Light Rail, Metro Subway, MTA Maryland bus service, Penn Line, Shore Transit, Route 40, Brunswick Line, Ride On, Shuttle-UM, Yellow Line, Green Line, United Railways and Electric Company, MetroAccess, Camden Line, Vamoose Bus, Route 48, Howard Transit, TheBus, Pike Ride, Corridor Cities Transitway, Baltimore bus terminals, Route 47, Route 46, Maryland Transit Administration Police, Annapolis Transit, Harford Transit, Connect-a-Ride, County Commuter. Excerpt: This is a list of bus routes operated by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), branded as Metrobus. Many are the descendants of streetcar lines operated by the Capital Transit Company or its predecessors. Odd-numbered routes are typically part-time variants of even-numbered routes. At one time, odd numbered routes were express routes, but that distinction has been abandoned. Most D.C. and Maryland routes are grouped by their first digit. When this system was laid out in 1936, the following clustering was used: Streetcars Buses These routes connect schools to Washington Metro stations or other local points. They are primarily intended for students, but are open to anyone, and stop at all stops along their routes. The Maryland Transit Administration was originally known as the Baltimore Metropolitan Transit Authority, then the Maryland Mass Transit Administration before it changed to its current name. The MTA took over the operations of the old Baltimore Transit Company on April 30, 1970. A former no. 8 streetcar, the predecessor to bus Route 8, at the Baltimore Streetcar Museum. This vehicle is currently used to give rides to visitors.Many routes of the agency's current bus lines are based on the original streetcars operated by the Baltimore Transit Company and its parent companies between the 1890s and 1960s. All of these routes were ultimately converted to rubber tire bus operations, and many were consolidated, extended into newly developed areas, or otherwise reconfigured to keep up with the ridership demands of the times. Additional routes and extensions were added in later years to serve newly developed communities and to feed into Metro and Light Rail stations. With the growth in popularity of the private automobile during the 20th century, streetcar and bus ridership declined, and the needs for public transportation changed. Mass transit in Baltimore and other cities shifted from a corporate operation to a tax-subsidized, state-run s

  • Vydavateľstvo: Books LLC, Reference Series
  • Rok vydania: 2013
  • Formát: Paperback
  • Rozmer: 246 x 189 mm
  • Jazyk: Anglický jazyk
  • ISBN: 9781155987590

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