AN ANALYSIS OF THE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN INTERCITY PASSENGER TRANSPORTATION AND THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS OF METROPOLITAN AREAS

The paper represents the results of an empirical study concerned with investigating the relationships between intercity passenger transportation systems and the socio-economic characteristics of metropolitan areas in the Northeast Corridor. The research attempts to provide basic inputs to the analysis of transportation impacts. It is mainly concerned with the development of pertinent measures of the socio-economic characteristics of metropolitan areas and then relating these to intercity transportation system characteristics. The paper analyzes the significance and stability of these statistical relationship through three decades for forty metropolitan areas.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proceedings of the Thirteenth Annual Meeting, Transportation Research Forum, Brown Palace Hotel, Denver, Colorado, 8-10 November 1972.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Transportation Research Forum

    Brown Palace Hotel
    Denver, CO  USA 
  • Authors:
    • Meyburg, A H
  • Publication Date: 1972

Media Info

  • Serial:
    • Volume: 13
    • Issue Number: 1

Subject/Index Terms

  • TRT Terms: Passenger service
  • Subject Areas: Operations and Traffic Management; Passenger Transportation; Railroads;

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00047960
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Forum
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 13 1974 12:00AM