The report has been prepared under the Institute For Rapid Transit (IRT) project, 'Ventilation and Environmental Control in Subway Rapid Transit Systems,' and is one of many such reports leading to the final product--a 'Handbook for Subway Environmental Criteria, Analysis and Control'. The purpose of this particular report was to present all of the subway environmental information gathered in an extensive interview with the Chicago Transit Authority. The information represents the state-of-the-art under actual operating conditions, in the Chicago subway system of the various environmental areas included in the project--temperature, humidity, velocity, pressure, environmental equipment, noise and vibration. (Author)

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared in cooperation with DeLeuw, Cather and Co., Chicago, Illinois
  • Corporate Authors:

    Institute for Rapid Transit

    1612 K Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20006
  • Publication Date: 1971-5

Media Info

  • Pagination: 105 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00019795
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 2045-04
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 30 1973 12:00AM