Consequences of service reduction in municipal transit: San Francisco’s muni

@article{Lee1973ConsequencesOS,
  title={Consequences of service reduction in municipal transit: San Francisco’s muni},
  author={Douglass B. Lee},
  journal={Transportation},
  year={1973},
  volume={2},
  pages={195-218}
}
Urban transit in the United States is going through a crisis of rising costs, increasing fares, falling patronage, and concomitant service reductions; typical of the pattern is San Francisco’s Municipal Railway, the agency in charge of all the City’s transit. From a basic fare of 15c in 1969, two increases brought the fare to 25c by 1972, and cut sharply into a previously stable patronage. The “Muni”, in an effort to reduce costs and meet its budgeted deficit, attempted to reduce service by ten… 
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