Coupled with the Northeast Corridor Transportation Project, the high speed program was sought to: determine transportation demand in a most heavily populated and industrialized intercity corridor region; analyze engineering systems alternatives for meeting that demand; demonstrate traveller response to selected transportation improvements; and undertake research and development in fields of entirely new systems as well as stimulating that in existing systems.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This abstract is also contained in "A Bibliography on the Design and Performance of Rail Track Structures", September 1974, RRIS #072794, which was prepared for the Urban Mass Transportation Administration.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Department of Transportation

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    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Publication Date: 1970

Media Info

  • Pagination: 159 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00072806
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: #4
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 11 1975 12:00AM