walkitout (walkitout) wrote,
walkitout
walkitout

jitneys in SF, and a new word: paratransit

www.uctc.net/scripts/countdown.pl?252.pdf is referenced in:

http://missionlocal.org/2009/08/a-small-empire-built-on-jitney-history/

I hadn't been thinking of this in terms of job creation, but setting up jitney service to move a lot of people over from single-driver to shared-vehicle would almost inevitably create a lot of jobs.

ETA: econ grad student encounters jitneys in Lima, Peru and wants some back home in Houston

http://www.ricethresher.org/media/storage/paper1290/news/2009/08/21/Opinion/Minibus.System.Can.Aid.Mass.Transit-3755586.shtml
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