STANDARDIZATION: THE LOS ANGELES EXPERIENCE IN DIVERGENT TECHNOLOGIES

The reasons why different rail technologies (heavy, light, and commuter) were chosen for Los Angeles are explained. The attempts to standardize light rail vehicle technology in Los Angeles are reviewed, focusing on the Green Line car decisions. The meaning of standardization and how the Los Angeles experience might provide useful lessons are discussed.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 140-143
  • Monograph Title: SEVENTH NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON LIGHT RAIL TRANSIT, BALTIMORE, MARYLAND, NOVEMBER 12-15, 1995. VOLUME 1
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00716772
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0309061520
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Jan 30 1996 12:00AM