URBAN TRANSPORTATION -- ANOTHER ALTERNATIVE. A WORLD-WIDE SURVEY OF LIGHT RAIL TECHNOLOGY

Light Rail Transit is intermediate between bus transit and full subway rapid transit. Light Rail Transit has higher capacity and speed than bus, and lower capital cost than full subway rapid transit. This report surveys the use of Light Rail Transit around the world, compares Light Rail Transit to both bus transit and full subway rapid transit, and highlights the advantages of Light Rail Transit.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Public Policy Studies #10.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Heritage Foundation

    214 Massuchesetts Avenue, N.E.
    Washington, DC  USA  20002
  • Authors:
    • Taylor, S F
  • Publication Date: 1974

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: 55 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00083084
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Book
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 8 1981 12:00AM