IRT ANNUAL CONFERENCE DIGEST

Proceedings of the annual meeting here presented, cover various aspects of transportation policy planning, construction, legislation, environmental and economic issues. The Southern California rapid transit district development plan was reviewed, and the problems encountered by BART are discussed. Governmental and public pressures for public transport, the consideration of all funding options, the need for anlaysis of mass transportation alternatives, suggestions for a national transportation policy, and the economic issues of construction are examined. Panels discussed changes taking place in the Federal-Aid Highway Act, as well as new legislative objectives, and the expanding role of light rail cars. Environmental issues were covered, in addition to research and development programs, and the importance of marketing programs. Subjects such as graffiti, vandalism, and citizen participation were also covered.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Institute for Rapid Transit

    1612 K Street, NW
    Washington, DC  USA  20006
  • Publication Date: 1974

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: 72 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00084992
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 10 1981 12:00AM