Discussions on the Local Rail Transit System in the Urbanization

Local public transport is recently re-recognized even in the developed countries, as an available resolution for social issues in urbanization, such as traffic congestion and safety, globe warming by CO₂ emissions, and the process of low birthrate and aging society, etc. Because of some reasons including conventional management system, actual situations of business operations and motorization, many companies of local public transport are running into the red operation. As experiences and lessons from the developed countries, in this study, the situations of local rail transits are firstly analyzed. And then under the basis of the descriptions of cost compositions of rail companies, the comparative analyses between local rails and railway are performed. Furthermore, governmental assistances are reviewed and discussed. Finally, the relevant technological innovations and transport policies are suggested as the improvements directions of local rails.


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  • Accession Number: 01535707
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 29 2014 1:55PM