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Analysis of operating alternatives for Market Street trolley coach lines

San Francisco Municipal Railway. Transit Planning Section.

Analysis of operating alternatives for Market Street trolley coach lines

by San Francisco Municipal Railway. Transit Planning Section.

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Published by San Francisco Municipal Railway in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Street-railroads -- California -- San Francisco.,
  • San Francisco (Calif.) -- Transit systems.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMarket Street trolley coach lines.
    StatementTransit Planning Section, San Francisco Municipal Railway ; [principal authors, Tom Matoff, Lawrence Sauvé, Peter Straus].
    ContributionsMatoff, Tom.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationca. 200 p. :
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22988610M

    Green Line trolleys at Heath Street Loop. Trolley in foreground in #, a Type Up ahead is a Type 7 repainted in the new Green Line paint scheme. Connected to # is a Type 8; all Type 7s and Type s have been made mechanically compatible with Type 8s. It is also well-documented that Merrill's trolley bus service had only a single vehicle (the entire fleet!), and according to Transit's Stepchild: The Trolley Coach ( Interurban Press book) it was sold to a businessman in New Bedford, Mass. in , for use on an experimental trolley coach line in Fairhaven, Mass. (which ended up being very.

      institute any significant change in the operating schedule or route of a street railway, bus line, trolley bus line or cable car line. Pursuant to Charter Section , advertisements were placed on , in the City’s official newspaper to provide notice that the Board of Directors. Market St Market St Island Av Island Av 1st A v F r ont St Unio n St Unio n St Columbia St State St Kettner Bl two people may ride any MTS bus or Trolley with one fare or pass. En New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, between Trolley lines. Trolley one-way fares are not valid on buses.

    Work plan, scope, and schedule. Metro completed the work plan, scope, and schedule for the Trolley Bus System Evaluation in August This plan reviews the status of the existing trolley bus fleet, identifies the alternative bus propulsion technologies that the study will evaluate, outlines the scope of the evaluation, and describes policy issues and choices associated with each alternative. In , PRT's trustees attempted to reduce operating expenses and capital costs by proposing the conversion of Route 61 from a double-ended streetcar to trolley coach. Route 61 carried more riders than Route 80 and this line provided a more adequate test to determine the effectiveness of these vehicles.


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Analysis of operating alternatives for Market Street trolley coach lines by San Francisco Municipal Railway. Transit Planning Section. Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is a list of trolleybus systems in the United States by includes all trolleybus systems, past and present. About 78 trolleybus systems have existed in the U.S. at one time or another. In this list, boldface type in the "location" column and blue background colored row indicates one of the five U.S.

trolleybus systems still in operation. This Trolley Bus market study offers a comprehensive analysis of the business models, key strategies, and respective market shares of some of the most prominent players in this landscape. Along with an in-depth commentary on the key influencing factors, market statistics in terms of revenues, segment-wise data, region-wise data, and country /5(20).

A real trolley operates on rails and is generally electrically powered by overhead lines, while a trolleybus uses wheels instead of rails, but is still powered by overhead lines.

These buses are built in the style of the old streetcars and tend to be very beautiful, classic and nostalgic in appearance, but are usually powered by diesel, and. TROLLEY BUS AND MOTOR COACH OPERATIONAL COST COMPARISONS UTILIZING SECTION 15 DATA.

An examination of the costs of operating and maintaining trolley buses and motor coaches in Dayton, Ohio, is presented. The cost comparisons used the Section 15 data submittal prepared by the Miami Valley Regional Transit Authority (MVRTA) for Author: D Dunoye, W Diewald.

Alternative Peak Headways 15 Line Diesel/Trolley Peak Demand (Systemwide) Total Annual Diesel/Trolley Bus Hours (Systemwide) Peak Headways (1): Third Street Light Rail LRV Fleet Peak Demand (System-wide) Annual LRV Car-Hours (Systemwide) Existing () (No Project Alternative) 6 minutes: diesel buses / trolley buses: million in place, all other things being equal, trolley bus operating costs are slightly lower than diesel bus operating costs on the same line, perhaps on the order of 5 to 10 percent, provided that power costs are not extraordinarily unfavorable.

In the Part­ land analysis. To take one of the most famous examples, San Francisco’s F-Market streetcar does achieve better travel times along Market Street than the old 8-Market trolley bus that it replaced, but it does this because the street was redesigned in a way that made transit of any kind more reliable.

Like most buses, the 8-Market ran in the right (outside) lane, where it had the usual. Noun ()(US) A tram or light rail vehicle, usually a single car, but also attached together, operating on city streets.

A trolley car. * Tired as he felt at night, and dark and bitter cold as it was in the morning, Jurgis generally chose to walk; at the hours other workmen were traveling, the streetcar monopoly saw fit to put on so few cars that there would be men hanging to every foot of the.

Muni bus lines in FY carried 64 unlinked trips per vehicle revenue hour (increasing to 68 in FY ), with an operating cost of $ per passenger trip ($ in FY ), and a farebox recovery ratio (fares as a proportion of operating costs) of 27% (29% in FY ).

The operating cost per passenger trip was lower than eight peer systems. improve on-street reliability. Muni operating cost per revenue vehicle hour increased 12% in the 14 years between and to about $ per hour.

(The cost varies substantially by mode, from about $ per service hour for trolley coach to $ per hour for motor coach, $ for light rail and $ for cable car.). The R-line came about after the franchise the city had given Market Street Railway for the line streetcar expired at the end of the s.

Single operator buses were cheaper to run than two-operator streetcars, and the line didn’t have many riders, so Muni decided to try the newer trolley bus technology and maybe steal some passengers. Today some people planning heritage lines are stressing preferential use of one of the two terms to minimize confusion and encourage consistency.

In some cases, the word “streetcar” is preferred in order to clarify the difference between a streetcar operating on rails vs.

a rubber tired vehicle made to look like a trolley. regarding a recommended alternative favored the streetcar alignment operating with two tracks on Beach Street (Option 3). Thirty-one comments suggested new alternatives, including extensions of existing diesel and trolley bus routes into Fort Mason, should be studied.

The primary environmental concerns. Book Accessories Children's Books Vintage Lehmann Gnomy Trolley Street Car # Red Western Germany Friction Toy $ FREE shipping Favorite Add to s South Street Electric Trolley “Ho” Scale Bus Set Made in Japan for Hobby Imports RerunProps.

From shop RerunProps. 5 out of 5 stars (51) 51 reviews $ Analysis (DEA), a popular approach in the literature, providing, in general terms, consistent results. Introduction TBAPA (Trolley Buses of the Athens and Piraeus Area) was founded in It is a public Greek company, part of the general Athens Urban Transit Organiza-tion (AUTO), responsible for the operation of the trolley bus network.

Its main. World, US, China, India Economy, Investment, Finance, Credit Cards. Car 57 at the Market Street terminal of the O’Farrell, Jones & Hyde line, about The line served shoppers on Russian Hill coming to Union Square shops and food markets like the Grant Market on the right, across Market Street, where the author worked in his parents’ delicatessen as a boy.wnp   change in the operating schedule or route of a street railway, bus line, trolley bus line or cable car line.

Pursuant to Charter Sectionadvertisements were placed in the City’s official newspaper for a five-day period, more than the minimum 72. Economics of Electric Trolley Coach Operation E. TENNYSON Inpollution, congestion, urban viability and shrinking transit sub­ sidies raise concerns for planners seeking alternative means of public transportation.

Although the electric trolley coach alone cannot solve all. A streetcar, trolley, or trolley car (in North America) or tram, or tramcar (in Europe and Australia) is a railborne vehicle, lighter than a train, designed for the transport of passengers (and/or, very occasionally, freight) within, close to, or between villages, towns and/or cities.

A streetcar differs from other forms of rail-based transport in that the tracks are partly or wholly laid in. An APTA analysis, using data from the National Transit Database, compared 20 Light Rail systems’ operating costs, including those of New Orleans streetcar lines (St.

Charles Avenue and the Waterfront line). 11 Operating costs were measured in four ways, and New Orleans ranked as follows (20th is lowest in operating cost).In purchasing 47 buses, hybrid bus purchases would be $ million less than trolley. As well hybrids would likely be assigned to those routes for which they are best suited (i.e.

congested routes with a lot of stop and go traffic). Assessment Results ­ Operating Costs Clean Diesel Hybrid Trolley Bus $, $, $, The assessment. Overall, for both the morning and evening commutes, SEPTA added nearly 1, seats for customers on the Trenton and West Trenton Lines.

SEPTA is collecting ridership data to determine if the leased rail coach cars are mitigating traffic congestion on I The analysis is expected to be completed in January