A REVIEW OF SHORT HAUL PASSENGER TRANSPORTATION
This report presents analyses, findings, conclusions and recommendations of the Committee on Transportation's review of short haul passenger transportation, primarily intercity. There is particular focus on the potential of ground transportation systems and the role they might play in satisfying the nation's needs in the next 20 to 25 years for passenger transportation between points 50 to 500 miles apart. While these distances may vary from corridor to corridor, this general range is the one of primary concern. Considered are present and projected short haul technologies of all modes, the potential future markets and the applicability of the technologies to anticipated transportation needs. The findings are intended to help define priorities and weigh alternatives in federally- sponsored programs relating to higher speed intercity transportation.
- This is a report of work supported by Task Order No. 4, between the Department of Transportation and the National Academy of Sciences.
National Research Council2101 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC United States 20418
- Publication Date: 1975
- Features: Figures; References; Tables;
- Pagination: 147 p.
- TRT Terms: Analysis; Ground transportation; High speed ground transportation; Innovation; Intelligent transportation systems; Intercity transportation; Intercity travel; Markets; Modal split; Mode S; Strategic planning; Technology; Transportation
- Old TRIS Terms: Advanced systems; Future concepts; Transportation technology
- Subject Areas: Operations and Traffic Management; Planning and Forecasting; Transportation (General);
- Accession Number: 00129853
- Record Type: Publication
- Contract Numbers: DOT-OS-40022
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Mar 10 2003 12:00AM