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An Analysis of Fare Collection Costs on Heavy Rail and Bus Systems in the U.S.

@inproceedings{Plotnikov2001AnAO,
  title={An Analysis of Fare Collection Costs on Heavy Rail and Bus Systems in the U.S.},
  author={Valeri Plotnikov},
  year={2001}
}
In this research, an effort is made to analyze the costs of fare collection on heavy rail and motorbus systems in the U.S. Since existing ticketing and fare collection (TFC) systems are major elements of transit infrastructure and there are several new alternative TFC technologies available on the market, the need to evaluate the performance of existing TFC systems arises. However, very little research has been done, so far, to assess impacts of TFC technologies on capital and operating… 
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