This textbook covers engineering aspects of transit systems. The chapters are: History and Role of Transit in Urban Development, Urban Passenger Transport Modes; Vehicle Characteristics and Motion, Highway Transit Modes, Rail Transit Modes, New Concepts and Proposed Modes, Transit System Performance, and Paratransit and Specialized Modes. Theoretical aspects and practical applications are blended to produce a reference for academic use and for professionals in city planning, transit agencies, consulting firms and government agencies.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Prentice-Hall, Incorporated

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    Englewood Cliffs, NJ  United States  07632
  • Authors:
    • Vuchic, V R
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  • Features: Appendices; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: 673 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00335284
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 9 1982 12:00AM