ENERGY USE OF PUBLIC TRANSIT SYSTEMS, 1974

The amount of energy used by a variety of transit modes operating under different conditions is determined. Projections of energy availability in California through 1985 and 1990 are reviewed and the implications for transportation are discussed. A short summary of the ways in which vehicles use energy, and an analysis of the resulting implications for energy-limiting or conserving strategies are given. Energy consumption data for a wide variety of vehicles operating in a number of modes are compared in a way that allows the reader (planner) to know relative energy requirements of different systems.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00320325
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transportation Systems Center
  • Files: TSR, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Oct 30 1982 12:00AM