SYSTEMS APPROACH TO MASS TRANSPORTATION

Construction of a mass transit system is usually among the largest of civil projects, running into billions of dollars. The disruptive act of building exclusive mass transit rights-of-way through densely populated areas will further aggravate existing modes of transportation. The general case of a metropolitan area whose population is in excess of a million people is examined with regard to selection and design of a mass transportation system. Systems that can handle 100,000-200,000 passengers during morning and evening rush hours are discussed.

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  • Accession Number: 00056762
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: N740224 Preprint
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 22 1981 12:00AM