Demand Responsive Transit
Understanding Emerging Solutionsby , , , y -
Demand Responsive Transit adapts well to users’ needs and can increase efficiency in situations where regular public transport systems are more costly. However, as DRTs are constantly evolving, the concept and its applications and benefits can be hard to grasp.
This working paper provides an introductory description, a proposed classification of DRT service types, an overview of institutional aspects and key operational attributes, and examples of implementations around the world. It identifies a trend in which in high-income countries DRT services derive mostly from public policies, whereas in developing countries, DRTs appear more as private services aimed at market demand niches.Download the Working Paper here