PUBLIC TRANSPORT INNOVATIONS IN PRINCIPAL EUROPEAN CITIES

THE REPORT DESCRIBES SEVERAL INNOVATIONS IN EUROPEAN PUBLIC TRANSPORT WHICH HAVE BEEN ADOPTED AS SOLUTIONS TO URBAN TRANSPORTATION PROBLEMS. THESE RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN EUROPEAN TRANSPORT ARE OF PARTICULAR RELEVANCE TO THE UNITED STATES AS THEY ILLUSTRATE THE RANGE OF VIABLE ALTERNATIVES THAT HAVE BEEN CONSIDERED AND THE RESULTS ACHIEVED. DISCUSSION OF THE RESULTS OF PLANNING AND TECHNOLOGY FOR SEVERAL EUROPEAN CITIES INCLUDES BOTH INCREMENTAL AND INSTITUTIONAL IMPROVEMENTS AS WELL AS NEW SYSTEM AND NETWORK INNOVATIONS. THE CITIES SELECTED FOR EVALUATION ARE HAMBURG, GOTHENBURG, LONDON, PARIS, AND RUNCORN, AS EACH FURNISHED A SIGNIFICANT ILLUSTRATION OF PUBLIC TRANSPORT RESPONSES TO MAJOR URBAN PROBLEMS. /NTIS/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Contract UMTA-PA-11-0007 Rept No CMUTRI-TP-73-11
  • Corporate Authors:

    Carnegie Mellon University

    Wean Hall 4323
    5000 Forbes Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA  United States  15213-3890
  • Authors:
    • Hoel, L A
  • Publication Date: 1973-5

Media Info

  • Pagination: 54 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00242751
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 5 1974 12:00AM