PAPERS PRESENTED AT THE WAYS AND STRUCTURES AND GENERAL SESSIONS OF THE ATA RAIL TRANSIT CONFERENCE HELD IN SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA ON APRIL 16 AND 18, 1974

Four of these papers concern problems facing the Bay Area Rapid Transit District and the way they are being resolved. Mr. McCutcheon discusses tunnel ventilation, Mr. Mahon deals with track maintenance as well as building and grounds and fire prevention. Mr. Storey deals with measuring vehicle noise and Mr. Todd discusses means of minimizing electrical leakage from running rails. Mr. Lawrence discusses recently completed tunnel construction in Toronto as well as the current construction of the Spadina subway and the unique geology water and vibration problems encountered. The paper by Mr. Reed and Mr. Harris deals with the National Transportation Safety Board and its work with rail rapid transit systems. Mr Aboudara describes the Transit Development Corporation and three of its on-going projects.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Public Transit Association

    1100 17th Street, NW
    Washington, DC  USA  20036

    National Transportation Safety Board

    490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
    Washington, DC  USA  20594

    Transit Development Corporation, Incorporated

    1730 M Street, NW, Suite 911
    Washington, DC  USA  20036

    BAY AREA RAPID TRANSIT DISTRICT

    SAN FRANCISCO,    
  • Authors:
    • TODD, P
    • Storey, H E
    • Lawrence, S T
    • McCutchen, W R
    • Mahon, V P
  • Publication Date: 1974-9

Media Info

  • Pagination: 140 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00080417
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: ATA-RT-74-4
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 11 1981 12:00AM