PUBLIC TRANSPORT IN URBAN AREAS IN SWEDEN

KOLLEKTIVTRAFIK I TAETORT

The aim was to study the possibilities of improving the conditions of public urban traffic and propose measures and forms of planning aimed at promoting the improvement. The report is based on a number of expert reports and data from model and test urban areas in Sweden. It is stressed that A national economical approach should be adopted as a basis for future decisions aiming at improving public urban transport. It is shown that town building in many places leads to an increased standard difference between car travel and public transport. The resources of the individual should be considered in traffic planning. The organizational and administrative forms of planning and management of the traffic system are dealt with. Proposals are discussed regarding changes in legislation. Organizational, technical and economic measures are suggested. It is suggested that counties help representatives of public transport to effect town planning at an early stage, and that counties make A traffic plan for public transport. An increased government support for investments in public transport is suggested. Improvements in the existing public transport are suggested. R&D needs are described. This report is in two parts. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Kommunikationsdepartementet

    Fack
    Stockholm,   Sweden 
  • Publication Date: 1975

Language

  • Swedish

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 568 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00132333
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SOU 1975: 47-48 R&D Rpt.
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 23 1981 12:00AM