Corpus ID: 126705843

Taxicabs for Improved Urban Mobility: Are We Missing an Opportunity?

@inproceedings{King2012TaxicabsFI,
  title={Taxicabs for Improved Urban Mobility: Are We Missing an Opportunity?},
  author={David A. King and Jonathan R. Peters and Matthew W. Daus},
  year={2012}
}
Taxi services are critical aspects of urban transportation systems. Taxicabs serve the public in a variety of ways, from metered fares to informal jitneys, and provide critical mobility for people of all income levels. Despite the ubiquity of taxi service in cities, there is limited scholarly research that explores how people use taxi service to support transit-oriented lifestyles and enhance mobility, and there is scant research exploring the complementary aspects of taxi service for… 
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