WHICH PUBLIC TRANSPORT WHEN . TRANSPORTATION PLANNING RESEARCH COLLOQUIUM 1990. MEASURING, MODELLING, MONITORING. NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN RESEARCH METHODS. THE HAGUE, NOVEMBER 29-30, 1990. VOLUME I AND II

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The new Dutch Structure scheme for Traffic and Transport challenges the transportation planners in an interesting way: with limited resources public transport ought to be renewed in order that choice travellers leave their cars on a large scale. Most users of the current public transport do not have a car at their disposal. The new public transport will consequently be very different. This paper gives an initial outline of this new public transport system. In order to effectively attract more travellers, the new public transport ought to direct itself to areas other than the city centres, it ought to be far more available outside peak hours. A biased emphasis on the main railway stations is not likely to limit congestion and reduce the adverse environmental effects of traffic. Large parts of the urban areas need a higher level of accessibility through public transport. Travellers derive much benefit from public transport links with many stops in the areas of origin and destination and little or no stops in the areas in between. Dutch railways ought to pay more attention to the travellers on shorter distances. Public transport traditions cannot be used to design the new systems. This paper indicates that future requirements need something different. (Author/TRRL)

  • Corporate Authors:

    Colloguium Vervoersplanologisch Speurwerk

    P.O. Box 45
    Delft,   Netherlands 
  • Authors:
    • SCHRIJNEN, P M
  • Publication Date: 1990

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  • Dutch

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  • Accession Number: 00619833
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Institute for Road Safety Research, SWOV
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 31 1992 12:00AM