INTERACTION BETWEEN PUBLIC TRANSPORT AND URBAN TRANSPORT

This report, prepared for the UITP 1975 International Congress, examines metropolitan transportation after first pointing out that the central city cannot be considered as a separate element. Public transport has to be a vital element in the implementation of planning. Conceding that there is a role for the automobile, it is concluded that further demands for urban mobility that accompany economic growth will have to be met primarily by public transport. Among the recommendations: Public surface transport must be given absolute priority; public underground transport must be provided or extended; land development must be planned to locate secondary centers of expansion close to the more developed and congested central zones. Finally separate fare systems and administrations must be abandoned.

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  • Accession Number: 00096583
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 24 2001 12:00AM