HAS RAIL-BOUND TRANSPORT STILL GOT A FUTURE IN TOWNS?

THE AUTHOR CONSIDERS THE PROBABLE INFLUENCE OF TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENT, INCREASED LEISURE AND GREATER LIFE EXPECTANCY ON TRANSPORT IN THE YEAR 2000. VARIOUS NEW TRANSPORT SYSTEMS ARE DISCUSSED, IN PARTICULAR COMPLETELY AUTOMATED, ELECTRONICALLY CONTROLLED INDIVIDUAL VEHICLES, IT IS FORECAST THAT THE PRIVATE VEHICLE WILL NOT DISAPPEAR BUT WILL BECOME SMALLER AND MAINLY BE USED WITHIN A PARK-AND RIDE SYSTEM AS A MEANS OF ACCESS TO PUBLIC TRANSPORT MODES. /TRRL/

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: p. 519-22
  • Serial:
    • VERKEHR UND TECHNIK
    • Volume: 24
    • Issue Number: 11
    • Publisher: Firmware-Entwicklung, Lumino GmbH
    • ISSN: 0340-4536

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00242802
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 11 1973 12:00AM