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Pennsylvania Citizen Action Transit Riders Action Campaign Records

Collection ID

Acc. 704

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Collecting Area(s)

Description

Collection Summary

Title
Pennsylvania Citizen Action Transit Riders Action Campaign Records
           
Dates
1988

Collection ID
Acc. 704

Creator
Pennsylvania Citizen Action

Quantity
4 linear feet (4 boxes)

Repository
Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries

Language
Materials in English.         

Detailed Collection Information

Historical Note

The Transit Riders Action Campaign (TRAC) was formed in 1988 by Pennsylvania Citizen Action and the Pennsylvania Public Interest Education Fund to conduct a comprehensive survey of SEPTA services between October 1988 and February 1989.

Description of Collection

This collection contains blank and completed survey books used for the TRAC survey, the TRAC report “Mixed Signals: The First Transit Riders Action Campaign Riders Survey,” and other materials.

Organization and Arrangement

The collection is organized by type of material.

Patron Information

Research Access

Collection is open for research.

Collections Stored Off-Site

This collection may be housed off-site at the Library Depository, and require up to two business days to retrieve. Please review the finding aid and be prepared to identify specific materials to be retrieved. Contact the Special Collections Research Center in advance of your visit, so that materials may be relocated to the reading room for research.

Publication and Copyright Information

The Pennsylvania Citizen Action Transit Riders Action Campaign Records are in custody of the Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries. Intellectual property rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for determining the identity of rights holders and obtaining their permission for publication and for other purposes where stated.

Preferred Citation

[Description and date of item], [Box/folder number], Pennsylvania Citizen Action Transit Riders Action Campaign Records, Acc. 704, Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Pennsylvania Citizen Action, through Ted Rickles and Jeffrey Blum, September 29, 1989.

Processing Information

Finding aid revised according to contemporary archival standards in June 2015.         

Index Terms

The following headings have been used to index the description of this collection in Temple University’s electronic catalog:

Corporate Names:
Pennsylvania Citizen Action

Subjects:
Urban transportation -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Local transit -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

Places:
Philadelphia (Pa.)

Material Types:
Manuscripts
Questionnaires
Reports

Inventory

1                    TRAC Report: "Mixed Signals: The First Transit Riders Action Campaign Riders Survey," by David Steinberg          June 13, 1989

1                    Survey Books filed by respondents name (A – F)          circa 1988-1989

2                    Survey Books filed by respondents name (G – M)          circa 1988-1989

3                    Survey Books filed by respondents name (N – Schwartz)          circa 1988-1989

4                    Survey Books filed by respondents name (Se – Z)          circa 1988-1989

4                    Survey Books by unidentified respondents          circa 1988-1989

4                    Survey Books blank          circa 1988-1989

4                    Miscellaneous items          circa 1988-1989