FUTURE DIRECTIONS FOR RESEARCH IN URBAN TRANSPORT

PART 1 OF THE VOLUME, REPORT OF THE PANEL, CONTAINS RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH INTO URBAN TRANSPORTATION. THE SECOND PART CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING PAPERS: (1) TRANSIT TECHNOLOGY --THE SOFT REVOLUTION; (2) POSSIBLE IMPROVEMENTS IN URBAN TRANSPORTATION AND THEIR FORESEEABLE EFFECTS ON URBANIZATION, (3) URBAN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION AND TECHNOLOGICAL PROGRESS (THIS PAPER GIVES DETAILS OF AUTOMATIC CONTROL SYSTEMS FOR PUBLIC PASSENGER VEHICLES BEING USED IN LONDON, PARIS AND HAMBURG, AND LISTS NEW MEANS OF TRANSPORT FOR EXAMPLE MONORAILS, SKYWAYS AND SUSPENDED RAILWAYS), (4) DIRECTING URBAN TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH POLICIES TOWARDS AN EFFECTIVE GOAL; (5) THE ROLE OF NEW TECHNOLOGY IN URBAN TRANSPORTATION; (6) URBAN TRANSPORTATION - THE SCOPE FOR NEW TECHNOLOGY; (7) CRITERIA FOR TRANSPORTATION PLANNING; (8) ADAPTING THE CITY TO TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE; (9) SOME PRESSING RESEARCH TASKS IN THE FIELD OF URBAN TRANSPORT; (10) DESIGN CONCEPTS IN URBAN TRANSPORTATION SOLUTIONS; (11) IMPROVED BASIS FOR DECISION- MAKING IN THE TRANSPORTATION SECTOR THROUGH COMPREHENSIVE RESEARCH PROGRAMMING; (12) URBAN TRANSPORTATION PROBLEMS IN THE NETHERLANDS; (13) THE ARCHITECT FACING URBAN TRANSPORTATION; AND (14) PLANNING FOR URBAN TRANSPORTATION FUTURE. /RRL/

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    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

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  • Publication Date: 1969

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  • Accession Number: 00241030
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Road Research Laboratory /UK
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 19 1970 12:00AM