The guideway bus system has been developed as a new economical and punctual public transit system to cope with intermediate transportation demands between an ordinary city bus and urban monorail system. This paper discusses the background and the development of the guideway bus system in Japan. Developmental planning in the Shidami area, the special characteristics of the system, a summary of the Shidami Line, and topics for further consideration are also provided.


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  • Pagination: p. 644-654

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  • Accession Number: 00769657
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0784402892
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 8 1999 12:00AM