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Bus trip generation from concessionary fares schemes

P. B. Goodwin

Bus trip generation from concessionary fares schemes

a study of six towns

by P. B. Goodwin

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Published by Transport and Road Research Laboratory, Safety and Transportation Group, Transport Planning Division in Crowthorne, Berks .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby P.B. Goodwin, J.M.Hopkin, R.P. McKenzie.
SeriesResearch report / Transport and Road Research Laboratory -- 127, Research report (Transport and Road Research Laboratory) -- 127.
ContributionsHopkin, Jean M., McKenzie, R. P.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13961662M

Nov 01,  · Calculate your concessionary bus travel reimbursement Tools to assists travel concession authorities and bus operators in calculating the reimbursement due from concessionary fares schemes for. P lease consult the How to Order section before ordering any books. PTRC 11th Summer Annual Meeting July Transport Policy and The effect of the Transport Act on concessionary fares schemes. Bus trip generation from concessionary fare schemes; How not to design a ticket vending machine; Towards a new ticketing system in The.

An analysis of concessionary bus fare schemes for OAPs using the /86 National Travel Survey. Research Report RR (). An analysis of the potential for on-track competition in the British passenger rail industry. Bus trip generation from concessionary fare schemes: a . In on behalf of the 10 district councils of Hertfordshire, England, the County Council administered the Herts Smart Scheme, beginning with concessionary fares for the elderly and disabled. Appeals by the four major bus companies in Hertfordshire to the Minister for Transport ended with them being reimbursed for the concessionary fares scheme.

Run a bus service in and out of London - registering, London Service Permit, bus registration, public service vehicle operator’s licence, PSV Run a local bus service: Concessionary fares - cemarkmumbai.com There are approximately million older and disabled people with concessionary bus passes in England (Campaign for Better Transport, ). However, recent years have witnessed cuts in bus services along with an underfunding of the concessionary fares scheme. This directly affects those older people who rely on.


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Bus trip generation from concessionary fares schemes by P. B. Goodwin Download PDF EPUB FB2

BUS TRIP GENERATION FROM CONCESSIONARY FARES SCHEMES: A STUDY OF SIX TOWNS ABSTRACT The objective of this study was to assess the extra bus trips made by old age pensioners and school students as a result of concessionary fare schemes. A survey was carried out in six towns, of which two had no concessionary scheme for the elderly, two.

OAPs' bus use 3 Estimating trip generation in concessionary fares schemes 4 Analysis 4 Estimates of Generation 6 Further analysis of /86 NTS 7 Summary 7 Acknowledgements 8 References 8 Appendix A: Concessionary schemes used in.

Jun 13,  · The objective of this study was to assess the extra bus trips made by old age pensioners and school students as a result of concessionary fare schemes.

A survey was carried out in six towns, of which two had no concessionary scheme for the elderly, two had half fare, and two had free travel. Concessionary fares: trip generation among elderly passengers Prepared for Economics, Local Transport and General Division, Concessionary fare schemes 17 Trip rates 17 Fares 18 Analysis of trip rates 18 comparison of bus use in matched pairs of areas, analysis.

CONCESSIONARY FARES: TRIP GENERATION AMONG ELDERLY PASSENGERS. Elderly people form a significant part of the market for bus travel in Great Britain, and their number are likely to increase over the next few decades.

In most areas their bus travel is subsidised through concessionary fare schemes, at a cost to public funds in excess of #M per cemarkmumbai.com by: 9. The costs of the scheme are made up of the costs of reimbursing bus operators for foregone fares and additional operating costs, as well as admin costs to government.

We analyse the London market separately to the rest of England. The reason is that free concessionary and disabled travel has been available in London. The costs and benefits of concessionary bus travel for older and disabled people. in Britain. September 1 E. xecutive summary Introduction Concessionary bus travel for older and disabled people is both popular and successful.

Last year, the scheme delivered more than billion trips to 12 million pass holders in Britain, improving. It is bizarre and unfair, the actual fare used is the average single fair paid, so for example in Devon this is an average of all fares including X38 Exeter - Plymouth but also say the Exeter- Cowick so it is based on actual fares not concessionary fare foregone.

Some bus. Draft responses to the Local Bus Services and Concessionary Fares consultations are attached in Appendices 1 and 2 respectively.

As the Smart Ticketing consultation is more technical, no draft response is attached. Local Bus Services in Scotland: (1) Local Authority / Bus Operator Partnerships Nov 01,  · Reimbursing bus operators for concessionary travel to 19 November Guidance for to updated to explain how the forecast for inflation impacts upon the reimbursement factor.

Concessionary fares and free travel. This page helps you to check if you are eligible and explains how you can claim concessionary fares for bus, rail and ferry. There might be other concessionary travel schemes available. You can find a list of some of these schemes on the National Rail website.

You should also check with your local. Get this from a library. Bus trip generation from concessionary fares schemes: a study of six towns.

[P B Goodwin; J M Hopkin; R P McKenzie; Transport and Road Research Laboratory.] -- An assessment of bus trips generated by reduced fares for the aged and school children in six towns in England.

The most comprehensive study of concessionary generation was one undertaken by the Transport Research Laboratory and published in October In this study, three approaches were adopted: • Comparison of bus use by elderly people in matched pairs of areas with different concessionary-fare schemes.

•Cited by: Nov 28,  · Guidance for local authorities on reimbursing bus operators and assessing passengers' eligibility for concessionary travel. Concessionary bus travel: guidance for local authorities - GOV.

Jun 13,  · In most areas of Great Britain elderly people's bus travel is subsidised through concessionary fare schemes. The amount of travel generated by these schemes is important in gauging the effectiveness of concessionary fare policies, and in determining reimbursements to be paid to operators for lost revenue.

Dec 20,  · Evaluation of concessionary bus travel: the impacts of the free bus pass PDF, KB, 72 pages This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. CONCESSIONARY FARES SCHEME Draft Scheme Published 1 Decemberfor April and the Concessionary Bus Travel Act All operators have a right of admission to the Scheme (Section 96).

The City Council has powers to oblige operators to enter the Scheme (Section 97). Operators will be reimbursed on a pence per trip basis. The factors influencing future concessionary bus patronage in more effort has been focused on pragmatic attempts to estimate generation factors between various types and levels of concessionary fare schemes.

The generation factor is the proportionate increase in demand resulting from the introduction of a concession, and is critical to Cited by: 4 Validity of the Scheme Concession fares shall apply only to all registered local bus services (as defined by the Act and Act) provided by an operator admitted to the Scheme or another English Travel Concessionary Authorities Scheme (except if specifically excluded within the area.

Of course, not all pensioners who make use of the Concessionary Travel Scheme are wealthy enough that they could do without it – for those without access to cars in particular, free bus travel may well be a vital lifeline which helps keep them active.

This document describes the West Berkshire Council Concessionary Fares Scheme (“the scheme”) and is issued pursuant to the requirements of Sections 93 and 95 of the Transport Actthe Travel Concessions Schemes Regulationsthe Travel Concessions (Eligibility) Actthe Travel Concessions (Extension of Entitlement) (England) Order and the Travel Concessions (Eligibility.Evidence on the trip generation associated with concessionary schemes taken from Balcombe et al.

() has been presented earlier. As part of the same study additional data from four areas who hadn't implemented changes to their concessionary schemes was added and used to identify underlying trend in demand.

The fare elasticities from the.The Concessionary Fares Scheme (Bus pass) offers eligible elderly and disabled people free travel on off peak local bus services anywhere in England. Off peak hours are between am and pm Monday to Friday and all day weekends and bank holidays.

Apply for a Concessionary Travel Bus Pass.