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Transit agencies, which have already demonstrated a willingness to embrace new mobility services such as ridehailing, ridesharing, and door-to-door shared microtransit, are vying for means to offer fast and reliable connections to and from transit stations.
In the report, Cost Benefit Analysis of Transit Access Modes: A Case Study in the San Francisco Bay Area, the MTI researchers examined three types of access services to transit stations and stops in the San Francisco Bay Area: a fleet of AVs to provide home-based drop-off and pick-up for single passenger service (e.g., Uber and Lyft); door-to-door shared microtransit (e.g., vans, buses); and meeting point multi-passenger service (e.g., Via). They also assessed a range of fares (from as little as two dollars to ten dollars).
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