Ridership : the transit culture of Chicagoland : [an honors thesis] (HONRS 499)

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dc.contributor.advisor Segedy, James A. en_US
dc.contributor.author Gustafson, Timothy M. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-06T18:55:58Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-06T18:55:58Z
dc.date.created 2004 en_US
dc.date.issued 2004
dc.identifier.other A-317 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/190617
dc.description.abstract The Metropolitan Rail Division of the Regional Transportation Authority in Chicago and its surrounding suburbs is responsible for moving millions of people each year along its several heavy rail lines. Traveling below ground, at grade, and on elevated lines, commuters embrace this system, locally known as Metra and the CTA, as part of their daily lives. I wish to explore the impact this system has had both historically and in the present day. Inspiration for this project was drawn on years of living in suburban Lake County, Illinois, and as my interests have continued to evolve, I have grown more fascinated with rail transportation. The following pages represent for me an initial look into work that I plan to continue at the University of Illinois at Chicago in transportation planning. I am addressing Chicago's commuter past with history and data, and analyzing the present day situation with observations, current data, and interviews from riders of Metra trains.
dc.description.sponsorship Honors College
dc.format.extent 21 p. : ill. ; 30 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Architecture.
dc.title Ridership : the transit culture of Chicagoland : [an honors thesis] (HONRS 499) en_US
dc.type Undergraduate senior honors thesis.
dc.description.degree Thesis (B.?.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1340359 en_US


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    Honors theses submitted to the Honors College by Ball State University undergraduate students in partial fulfillment of degree requirements.

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