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TransitChek in the New York City and Philadelphia Areas
  • Published Date:
    1995-10-01
  • Language:
    English
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TransitChek in the New York City and Philadelphia Areas
Details:
  • Publication/ Report Number:
    DOT-VNTSC-FTA-95-11 ; FTA-MA-26-0006-96-1 ;
  • Resource Type:
  • TRIS Online Accession Number:
    715240
  • NTL Classification:
    NTL-PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION-Transit Economics and Finances
  • Format:
  • Abstract:
    This report documents the history and current operation of the TransitCheck

    programs in the New York City and Philadelphia areas, evaluates their impacts

    on local commuters and operators, and assesses how well they have achieved the

    goals of the implementing organizations, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), and the participating operators and employers.

    Both programs have made progress toward increasing transit ridership, reducing

    commuter dependence on the automobile, improving employee mobility, reducing

    cash fare payment for operators, and fostering cooperation among operators and

    the transportation and business communities. The programs enable employers to

    compensate employees with benefits in a more cost-effective manner than a

    conventional salary increase, because the value of TransitChek vouchers given

    to employees is a tax deductible business expense. Employees receive a tax-free

    benefit that subsidizes their commute to work. As more employers enroll,

    TransitChek has the potential to convert significant numbers of riders to

    transit in a noncoercive way, and contribute toward regional compliance with the

    1990 Amendments to the Clean Air Act.

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