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HTM 2454: Passenger Transportation Major Issues in Transportation Major Forms of Transportation Organizations in Transportation
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“Big 4” Transportation Issues Safety and Security  Congestion Environmental  Damage Seasonality
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Major Forms of Transportation Airline Rail Motorcoach Auto Cruise
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The Airline industry: Struggling Terrorism Conflict in Iraq  Fuel costs Sluggish economy Impact of Low Fare economy airlines   
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Riding the Rails with AMTRAK AMTRAK’s new Acela Express is located in  what part of the US? AMTRAK serves 46 states and 500  destinations. AMTRAK employs 19000people.   
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The Motorcoach Industry ABA – American Bus Association  UMA – United Motorcoach Association Type of travel best suited for Trips of 150 
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Unformatted text preview: miles or less Most economical form of transportation but sometimes S-L-O-W Often attractive to working class folks because of its affordability The Automobile Industry Most popular form of transportation: Why? Rental car industry also growing (grosses around $20 billion per year) AAA what does it do? The Cruise Industry Fastest growing segment of the travel industry, with 8% average annual growth since 1980. Average Cruise length: 6.9 days Which city claims to be the Cruise Capital of the World? Miami Know these organizations (what the letters stand for, what they do) ABA FAA AAA ATA CLIA...
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