SEVENTH NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON LIGHT RAIL TRANSIT, BALTIMORE, MARYLAND, NOVEMBER 12-15, 1995. VOLUME 1

The 1995 National Conference on Light Rail Transit (LRT), "Building on Success--Learning from Experience", emphasizes the lessons resulting from the maturing of North American LRT systems. The conference adds to the growing body of knowledge and real-world experiences with modern LRT applications. This volume, Volume 1, contains 36 conference papers, organized in four parts. Part 1, Policy and Planning for Light Rail Transit Systems, covers operating system status, updates on new systems and extensions, and urban design and aesthetics. Part 2, LRT Administration and General Management, addresses the question "How do others see us?" and the topics perspectives on standardization and joint use corridors. Part 3, Technical Issues, contains papers on light rail vehicles, Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) projects under way, Americans with Disabilities Act issues, and passenger security. Part 4, LRT Operations, papers discuss traffic engineering and safety, and operations and maintenance issues.

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  • Accession Number: 00716757
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0309061520
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Jan 30 1996 12:00AM