RESEARCH AND TRAINING IN URBAN TRANSPORTATION--PERIOD! JANUARY, 1969-SEPTEMBER, 1970 (FINAL REPORT)

THE REPORT IS A FINAL SUMMARY OF ACTIVITIES FINANCED UNDER URT-8, A UNIVERSITY RESEARCH AND TRAINING GRANT FROM THE URBAN MASS TRANSPORTATION ADMINISTRATION TO THE TRANSPORTATION STUDIES CENTER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA. THE REPORT CONTAINS A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE GRANT AND DEVELOPMENT OF AN ADMINISTRATIVE STRUCTURE. ALL ACTIVITIES CARRIED OUT UNDER PROVISIONS OF URT-8 ARE SUMMARIZED IN THE REPORT. SEVEN MAJOR RESEARCH PROJECTS ARE DESCRIBED BRIEFLY. DETAILED FINAL REPORTS FOR EACH PROJECT WERE GENERATED SEPARATELY; BRIEF SUMMARIES ARE ALSO APPENDED IN THE PRESENT REPORT. ALONG WITH THE MAJOR RESEARCH ACTIVITIES, THE REPORT OUTLINES OTHER ACTIVITIES MADE POSSIBLE BY THE URT-8 GRANT. THESE INCLUDE: (1) SUPPORT TO STUDENTS IN THE FIELD OF URBAN TRANSPORTATION; (2) ASSISTANCE TO PROFESSIONAL PERSONNEL ON STAFF WITH THE TRANSPORTATION STUDIES CENTER; (3) SUPPORT FOR NEW FACULTY AND CURRICULUM; (4) ORGANIZATION AND SUPPORT OF A SPECIAL CONFERENCE; (5) COORDINATION OF COURSES AND PROGRAMS; AND (6) DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION GENERATED BY THE PROGRAM. AN OVERALL PROJECT SUMMARY AND BRIEF EVALUATION IS PROVIDED. APPENDED MATERIAL INCLUDES BRIEF EXCERPTS FROM MAJOR RESEARCH REPORTS, A LIST OF MINOR RESEARCH PROJECTS AND WORK-IN-PROGRESS, INVITATIONS FOR RESEARCH PROJECTS AND SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS, AND PROGRAM INFORMATION FROM THE URBAN TRANSPORTATION CONFERENCE SPONSORED BY THE TRANSPORTATION STUDIES CENTER. /UMTA/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • PROJ NO URT-8
  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

    Transportation Studies Center, 3400 Walnut Street
    Philadelphia, PA  United States  19104
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00243140
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Urban Mass Transportation Administration
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 3 1973 12:00AM