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.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Peat, Marwick, Mitchell and Company

    1025 Connecticut Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20036

    Federal Railroad Administration

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    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Ellis, R H
    • Prokopy, J C
  • Publication Date: 1973-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: 48 p.

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Filing Info

  • 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