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Reed, Alan – Journal of Collective Negotiations in the Public Sector, 1979
Examines the content of section 13-C of the Urban Mass Transportation Act of 1964, its role in labor negotiations at the local level, its impact on relations between local and national government, and the outcome of 13-C negotiations during the period 1975-77. (Author/IRT)
Descriptors: Bus Transportation, Federal Aid, Federal Government, Federal Legislation
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Whitehill, Jennifer M.; Wilner, Molly; Rataj, Suzanne; Moreno, Megan A – Journal of American College Health, 2019
Objective: To examine the use of transportation networking companies (TNCs) (eg, Uber) among substance-using students in rural and urban college settings. Participants: Students at two large state universities were randomly selected and screened for substance use. Participants reported use of TNCs generally and after substance use and whether TNC…
Descriptors: Motor Vehicles, Traffic Safety, Transportation, Substance Abuse
Stutz, Frederick P. – 1976
Research is lacking on the social and environmental impacts and policy implications of urban transportation. The major goals of this paper are to focus on these problems by (1) examining choice and social travel linkages in the city; (2) examining the spread of transportation to the deprived population; (3) reviewing research aimed at reducing the…
Descriptors: Community Services, Disabilities, Disadvantaged, Environmental Influences
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Wekerle, Gerda R. – Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 1980
Reviews current research and theories, discussing three paradigms: the private/public dichotomy, especially as related to the separation of home from work; the fit between the urban environment and women's changing roles; and an environmental equity model that focuses on women's equal access to urban housing, transportation, and public services.…
Descriptors: Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Females, Feminism, Housing Needs
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Allbery, Charles Fred, III; Gressel, Michele – University of Dayton Law Review, 1978
Three federal acts--the Architectural Barriers Act, the Urban Mass Transportation Assistance Act, and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973--are the focus of this examination of federal efforts to remove physical barriers. Requirements, application, and remedies of the federal legislation and how each act relates to the others are considered. (AF)
Descriptors: Architectural Barriers, Court Doctrine, Court Litigation, Disabilities
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Chrisman, Matthew S.; Alnaim, Lubna – Journal of School Health, 2021
Background: Adjustments in teaching resources and school meal programs are urgently needed during the COVID-19 pandemic. This study examined teaching resources that would have been helpful when schools closed, and how school meal programs should be changed in the 2020-2021 school year. Methods: In October 2020, a 27-item, cross-sectional, online…
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Breakfast Programs, Lunch Programs, Health Needs
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Gross, Bethany – Education Next, 2019
In 2017, Matthew Chingos and Kristin Blagg of the Urban Institute convened a group of researchers to analyze students' school choices and travel to school in five cities-- Denver, Detroit, New Orleans, New York, and Washington, D.C.--where families are able to select from among many charter and district schools. The team found that a large number…
Descriptors: School Choice, Student Transportation, Urban Schools, Equal Education
Bell, Ellen – 1979
Included in this module are five activities dealing with modes of transportation in the urban environment. The activities include: (1) a discussion of transportation considerations in urban areas; (2) discussion of bikeways and their desirability in the urban environment; (3) the bikeway and the environment; (4) designing a bikeway; and (5)…
Descriptors: Bicycling, Class Activities, Energy, Energy Conservation
National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC. Transportation Research Board. – 1974
A discussion of the problem of providing multidisciplinary education in transportation and a means for educators to communicate their approaches and experiences provided the purpose of the conference. Among the areas discussed were the comprehensiveness of transportation education, societal issues, systems aspects, transportation research,…
Descriptors: Civil Engineering, Conference Reports, Higher Education, Labor Problems
Department of Transportation, Washington, DC. – 1976
This directory lists institutions of higher education that offer degree and non-degree programs in various transportation fields and modes, including aviation, highway, urban mass transportation, railroad, water transport, pipeline, intermodal, and environmental and consumer education. The book catalogs courses and degrees offered, names of…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Courses, Curriculum, Directories
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Welsh, Richard O. – Educational Policy, 2022
School discipline is a salient challenge in K-12 districts nationwide. The majority of prior studies have focused on suspensions with relatively little attention paid to other forms of exclusionary discipline. This mixed-methods study provides a descriptive analysis of overlooked disciplinary consequences, namely, assignment to alternative…
Descriptors: Discipline Policy, Hearings, School Districts, Nontraditional Education
Council of the Great City Schools, 2019
Stephen Nielsen, Deputy Superintendent of the Seattle Public Schools, requested that the Council of the Great City Schools provide a high-level management review of the school district's student transportation program. Specifically, he requested that the Council: (1) Review and comment on the existing organizational structure, business processes,…
Descriptors: Student Transportation, Bus Transportation, Public Schools, Program Effectiveness
Mills, Edwin S. – 1972
Consisting of a set of closely related studies of urban spatial structure, this monograph focuses on the decentralization of metropolitan areas. Foremost is the belief that decentralization, or suburbanization, lies at the root of most of the social problems that plague urban areas. Therefore, an understanding of the process is basic to policies…
Descriptors: Demography, Employment Patterns, Migration, Models
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs. – 1977
This committee print starts with a pessimistic description of the decay of the economic functions traditionally associated with urban areas. Chapters by educators and public figures in the field focus on different problems of the urban crisis. That federal grants to cities, even when targeted to specific objectives, do not necessarily solve the…
Descriptors: Government Publications, Government Role, Low Income Groups, Metropolitan Areas
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Hu, Guoqing; Baker, Susan P.; Baker, Timothy D. – Journal of Rural Health, 2010
Context: Urban-rural disparity is an important issue for injury control in China. Details of the urban-rural disparities in fatal injuries have not been analyzed. Purpose: To target key injury causes that most contribute to the urban-rural disparity, we decomposed total urban-rural differences in 2006 injury mortality by gender, age, and cause.…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Transportation, Injuries, Mortality Rate
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