TRANSBUS-TESTING AND PUBLIC EVALUATION (AROUND THE COUNTRY IN 80 DAYS)

This paper describes the test and evaluation phases of the Rohr Transbus program which was initiated by the Department of Transportation in 1972: Vehicle testing was conducted both by Rohr Industries and by the prime contractor, Booz-Allen Applied Research. This report details the scope of this effort made to analyze the integrity and other qualitites of these new buses. An extensive program was conducted to evaluate the public and transit authority acceptance of the new designs incorporated in the Transbuses. This paper describes this program and details some basic information gathered as a result of this evaluation. /Author/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proceedings of the Society of Automotive Engineers Conference, West Coast Meeting, 11-14 August, 1975, Seattle, Washington.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers

    400 Commonwealth Drive
    Warrendale, PA  USA  15096
  • Authors:
    • Atkins, J F
  • Publication Date: 1975

Media Info

  • Features: Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 7 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00132063
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Highway Safety Research Institute
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE 750735
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 29 1981 12:00AM