The results of six surveys of transit system facilities as prepared by APTA committees and subcommittees are reported. They include: APTA Communications Survey of both bus and rail facilities covering telephone, VHF and UHF radio, closed circuit television, public address systems, cable/carrier, teletype and other details; Ballast Questionnaire--Response Summary and General Information describing ballast materials, track structures, maintenance practices of North American rail transit systems; Evaluation of Four Different Rail Rapid Transit Propulsion Systems has appraisals of flywheel energy storage, pulse-width modulation propulsion system; self-synchronous motor, and regenerative chopper; Tabulation of Replies--Rail Survey of March 1975 with details of types, volumes and procurement of rail for rapid-transit and light-rail systems; Track & Right-of-Way Characteristics for Ballasted Track-Rolling Stock Characteristics-Operation Conditions; Statistical Information on Subway Systems-1975.

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  • Accession Number: 00310842
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 21 1981 12:00AM