Transportation Northwest (TransNow)
Transportation -- Oregon -- Portland -- Planning, Transportation and state, Transportation -- Oregon -- Surveys -- Assessment
The 1988 Oregon Public Transportation Study provided a solid foundation of information about Oregon’s transportation providers. In particular, it furnishes information on which revenue sources members of the industry are utilizing, expenditure patterns, capital and operating revenue needs, the protected increased demands for public transportation, and the ability of provides to makes use of available resources in their strategic planning. The study also substantiated that many members of the industry do not identify themselves as transportation providers, particularly the Special Need Transportation providers. The research process also revealed several additional factors about the process of collecting information that should be taken into account in future studies of Oregon’s Public Transportation community. Hence, this report is aimed at suggesting an approach to future research efforts to improve the information collected both substantively and in terms of reliability.
Dean, Janice and Edner, Sheldon, "Constructing the 1990 Public Transportation Study Process: Reflections of the 1988 Research Team" (1989). Center for Urban Studies Publications and Reports. 144.