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DEMAND-ACTUATED TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM [1 record]

Record 1 2011-09-09

English

Subject field(s)
  • Mass Transit
DEF

A transportation service characterized by flexible routing and scheduling of relatively small vehicles to provide door-to-door or point-to-point transportation at the user's demand and that operates either on the street and highway system ... or on a guideway.

OBS

Examples of demand-responsive transportation services: dial-a-ride, taxi, shared taxi.

OBS

demand-responsive transportation service: term recommended by the Terminology Committee and standardized by the Validation Committee of the Sustainable Mobility Glossary.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Transports en commun
DEF

Service de transport qui permet aux personnes qui en manifestent le désir d'être prises en charge à leur point de départ (ou au plus près), à l'instant qui leur convient et déposées à leur destination.

OBS

Les services de transport à la demande incluent notamment les systèmes d'autobus à la demande, les taxis et les taxis collectifs.

OBS

service de transport à la demande; STD : terme et abréviation recommandés par le Comité de terminologie et normalisés par le Comité de validation du Lexique de la mobilité durable.

Spanish

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