SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA RAPID TRANSIT DISTRICT DEMONSTRATION PROJECT, SUMMARY

The San Francisco Bay area rapid transit district demonstration project was conducted on a four and one-half mile test track. The purpose of the demonstration project was to test and evaluate new technical concepts in the field of rapid transit. These concepts included a variety of advanced hardware as well as completely automatic train control and automatic fare collection 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:

    Parsons, Brinckerhoff-Tudor-Bechtel

    814 Mission Street
    San Francisco, CA  USA  94103
  • Publication Date: 1970-1

Media Info

  • Pagination: 73 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00072845
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt.
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 11 1976 12:00AM