The various aspects of bus stations are discussed: general principles, legislation in Spain, requirements, suitable location, installation, economic efficiency, number of stations for each town, capacity of stations, types of station as a function of use, carrying of luggage, construction, lighting. Details are given of bus stations in Valladolid, Avila and Salamanque with regard to: influence of the terrain, urban development in each town, environmental characteristics, construction and equipment. The three examples cited fulfill the policy of the Ministry of Public Works which tries to prevent cars from crossing the town centre and to create stations of adequate capacity in a number of regional capitals. (TRRL)

  • Corporate Authors:

    Instituto Eduardo Torroja

    Costillares, Chamartin
    Madrid 33,   Spain 
  • Authors:
    • Olalla, V
  • Publication Date: 1977-4


  • Spanish

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00315169
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Ministry of Public Works, Spain
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 6 1981 12:00AM