Amtrak"s economic impact on the intercity bus industry

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U.S. General Accounting Office] , [Washington
Amtrak., Bus lines -- United States -- Fin


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Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States.
LC ClassificationsHE5623 .A4 1979
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Paginationiii, 101 p. ;
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LC Control Number79600839

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These benefits support small urban, /Amtrak-Economic-Contribution-Brochurepdf. The global intercity bus travel market is spread across five key regions, namely, North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia Pacific, and Middle East and Africa.

Of them, Asia Pacific is one of the leading regions of the market for intercity bus travel. Intercity bus   Amtrak's Economic Impact on the Intercity Bus Industry, Report to the Congress by the Comptroller General of the United States, January 13p.

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For the first time in history, the intercity bus industry rolled into a new year having three carriers with extensive networks throughout both the eastern and western halves of the U.S.

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History of Intercity Rail in Minnesota Post-Amtrak Like most states, Minnesota had a large intercity rail network operated by private freight railroads. With the formation of Amtrak in this large system   The event is the top travel show for the intercity bus industry in the U.S.

and Canada, and this year’s meeting in Cleveland drew more than 3, tour operators, suppliers and exhibitors — and A “growth” fund bankrolled by Canada’s biggest financial institutions has made its first investment in Quebec by participating in a $million round of funding for Montreal-based bus travel.

NCRRP Report 4: Intercity Passenger Rail in the Context of Dynamic Travel Markets develops an analytical framework or structural plan to improve understanding of how current or potential intercity travelers make the choice to travel by railâ a choice that is often made in a competitive context that includes options to travel by air, rail, bus   Transport Canada’s annual report for gives a figure of as the operating ratio for the intercity bus industry, a figure that it says represents viable financial returns, and an improvement from the figure in Previous Attempts to Agree on Policy  JALANDHAR: Revealing that the Bus Manufacturing industry would witness a total revamp in the years to come with the impelementation of Automotive Industrial Standard (AIS) in the country, Kulwant Singh Wilkhu, Director of Sutlej Motors Limited (SML) on Sunday revealed that his company was gearing up to meet the international standards of safety for which the manufacturing plant at