VARIATIONS IN TRAVEL FORECASTS FOR IMPROVED HIGH SPEED RAIL SERVICES IN THE NORTHEAST CORRIDOR
The report presents 1977 travel forecasts for the Improved High Speed Rail (IHSR) system recommended by the Northeast Corridor Project. The implications for the proposed IHSR patronage and revenue estimates of variations in the following input assumptions were examined: The forecasting model and procedures; The effects of a possible energy crisis with a consequent increase in fuel prices; and The effects of different rates of increase in total travel in the Northeast Corridor.
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- Ellis, R H
- Prokopy, J C
- Publication Date: 1973-7
- Pagination: 48 p.
- TRT Terms: Energy conservation; Forecasting; Fuels; Mathematical models; Rapid transit; Revenues; Transit riders; Transportation planning; Travel demand; Travel patterns
- Geographic Terms: Northeastern United States
- Old TRIS Terms: Rapid transit railways
- Subject Areas: Energy; Environment; Finance; Passenger Transportation; Public Transportation;
- Accession Number: 00091563
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt.
- Contract Numbers: DOT-FR-20005
- Files: NTIS, USDOT
- Created Date: Aug 13 1982 12:00AM