What explains rapid transit use? Evidence from 97 urbanized areas
Oliver F. Shyr,
David Emanuel Andersson,
Yu-Hsuan Cheng and
Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 2017, vol. 100, issue C, 162-169
•Survey of 97 MRT/LRT systems.•Statistical tests of 4 key variables.•Scale economies are present.•Affordability matters.•MRT/LRT networks work best in large and dense cities.•MRT/LRT systems with moderate coverage are less successful.
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