THE BIAS IN TRANSIT PLANNING

It is difficult to compare the advantages and disadvantages of highway transit versus rail transit, quantitatively. Road and rail transit both have unique characteristics that make them best suited for certain purposes. Transportation is now recognized as a public service that reflects a wide range of needs. It is not valid to measure the cost of service against the direct benefit of the user. Historically, there has been a strong bias against rail transit.

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    Cahners Publishing Company, Incorporated

    5 South Wabash Avenue
    Chicago, IL  USA  60603
  • Publication Date: 1975-5

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 70-73
  • Serial:
    • Modern Railroads
    • Volume: 30
    • Issue Number: 5
    • Publisher: K-III Press, Incorporated
    • ISSN: 0736-2064

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00099205
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Canadian National Railways, Headquarters Library
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 27 1981 12:00AM