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The causes of rising transit operating deficits

by Don H. Pickrell

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Published by Urban Mass Transportation Administration, University Research and Training Program, Available through NTIS in Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cost of operation,
  • Deficit financing,
  • Rates,
  • Local transit

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDon H. Pickrell
    SeriesDOT-I-83-47
    ContributionsUnited States. Urban Mass Transportation Administration. University Research and Training Program, John F. Kennedy School of Government
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 143 p. ;
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25844805M
    OCLC/WorldCa10395530

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      Posted by: loanuniverse: May 26 , AM: Operating Deficit? For a second there I was a little confused at your question. Frankly, I don’t remember talking about operating deficit, but I guess you arrived at the website because one of my articles on construction loans talked about the “operating deficit account”. The commuter rail and transit agency says it reduced its operating deficit by 50 percent through reductions in overtime expenses and other operating costs during the fiscal year. The agency’s budgeted operating deficit was projected at $ million, however the actual deficit ended up being just shy of $86 million.

    Add to Calendar 02/02/ AM 02/02/ PM America/New_York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Budget and Finances: To examine the changes necessary to prevent annual operating deficits and stop the continuing cycle of increased fares and decreased services MM/DD/YYYY NY STATE SENATE [email protected] GOVERNMENT FAILURE VERSUS MARKET FAILURE Statement of operating and capital deficits in public bus and rail transit. The summary findings I draw.


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The causes of rising transit operating deficits by Don H. Pickrell Download PDF EPUB FB2

Causes of rising transit operating deficits. [Washington, D.C.?]: U.S. Dept. of Transportation: Distributed in cooperation with Technology Sharing Program, Office of the Secretary of Transportation, []. THE CAUSES OF RISING TRANSIT OPERATING DEFICITS.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY. This document is the executive summary of the final report that presents detailed estimates of the contributions by growth factors in operating deficits among U.S. urban transit systems between andas well as an analysis of causes underlying each : D H Pickrell.

Publication of this paper sponsored by Committee on Bus Transit Systems. Sources of Rising Operating Deficits 1n Urban Bus Transit DON H. PICKRELL Annual operating expenses incurred by U.S.

urban transit systems rose more than $5 billion from toof which a rapidly declining fraction was covered by farebox receipts. Rising deficits and the uses of transit subsidies in the United States.

Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Transport Economics and Policy 19(3) January with 42 ReadsAuthor: Don Pickrell. deficits), increased service provision (17%), reduced real fares (14%), and adverse exogenous demand conditions (8%). The rise in transit costs has spawned a large literature.

The literature attempts to see whether transit has moved away from the most efficient methods of production. Transit agencies usually operate at a deficit and are forced to recover costs through local taxes or subsidies elsewhere. Agency operating objectives are a source of deficits; when faced with.

The causes of rising transit operating deficits. Published Date: File Type: [PDF - MB] We Can Get There From Here: New Perspectives on Transportation Equity. Published Date: Abstract: Achieving transportation equity is a transportation system goal that is becoming increasingly important in both the public sector and Author: Christian L Redfearn.

This research study examines two major issues: 1) the impact of labor union work rules on bus transit operating costs, and 2) the magnitude of cost savings that can be expected from the use of part-time drivers. These issues are examined within the c Cited by: 7. Figure 1.

Average US transit system operation, cost and revenue trend Source: "Transit Fact Book," edition, published by the American Public Transit Association and preliminary edition. year About 15 percent of transit's. Charles Lave, Measuring the Decline in Transit Productivity in the U.S.

(Thredbo, NSW, Australia: International Conference on Competition and Ownership of Bus and Coach Services. ) and Don Pickrell, The Causes of Rising Transit Operating Deficits (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Transportation, Urban Mass Transportation Administration. Public and Private Provision of Transit in the United States The contracting of transit services by public agencies is often viewed as a recent phenomenon.

Yet the public and private sectors have long collaborated in the provision of urban transportation in the United States. Pickrell () concluded that the rise in aggregate operating deficits in the United States between and had been due to increased unit costs (representing 61% of the increased deficits), increased service provision (17%), reduced real fares (14%), and adverse exogenous demand conditions (8%).

The rise in transit costs has spawned a Cited by: Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF.

Transit Declining Ridership, Rising Costs Fuel MTA Deficit Unless the agency finds alternative sources of revenue there could be a shortfall of hundreds of millions of dollars in a few years. University Research and Training Program: The causes of rising transit operating deficits / (Washington, DC: Urban Mass Transportation Administration, University Research and Training Program ; Springfield, Va.: National Technical Information Service, []), also by Don H.

Pickrell and John F. Kennedy School of Government (page images at. The history of public transit in the United States covers a period of nearly I50 years.

During the first part of this ‘’75 Transit Fact Book CAUSES OF DECLINE In the almost three decades since World War II, the urban TRANSIT OPERATING DEFICITS IN AND PROJECTED FOR IN SELECTED MAJOR METROPOLITAN AREAS.

(39) Don Pickrell, The Causes of Rising Transit Operating Deficits (Washington: U.S. Department of Transportation, Urban Mass Transportation Administration, ).

(40) The Status of the Nation's Local Mass Transportation: Performance and Conditions, report to Congress (Washington: U.S.

Department of Transportation, Urban Mass Transportation. Rising Costs Put N.Y. Transit Projects at Risk - New York Times “That isn’t chipping away,” said Gene Russianoff, staff lawyer for the Straphangers Campaign, a group that advocates for the needs of transit riders. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s rising labor and debt-service costs are eating away at its bond rating.

S&P Global Ratings Monday lowered the rating of the busiest mass transit. Don H. Pickrell, "The Causes of Rising Transit Operating Deficits," report no. MA to the U.S. Urban Mass Transportation Administration, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. A major hurricane causes production problems in Gulf Coast region of the United States.

This would cause A) the short-run aggregate supply curve to shift to the left, but there would be no effect on the long-run aggregate supply curve. A plan for a bipartisan commission to press for tax increases and spending cuts failed in the Senate, but President Obama may establish a similar panel by executive order.

An under-performing payroll tax, greater than expected operating expenses and cuts in state aid have turned the M.T.A. into the perennial Grinch, with cuts to service and student transit passes. Katie Orlinsky for the New York Times As part of M.T.A.’s service cuts, the W line will be eliminated.