TRANSPORTATION PLANNING FOR THE 1980 WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES-ABRIDGMENT

This paper summarizes part of the transportation planning effort for the Winter Olympics. Inventory data and standard demand techniques were used to develop peak-hour travel forecasts. Based on this analysis, the Olympic Transportation Committee proposed a bus circulation plan for Olympic visitors. This plan restricts automobile travel in the immediate area to official, resident, and other authorized use. The first major task completed by the Transportation Committee was an inventory of transportation-related facilities and services in the Olympic area. The next stage was to develop an estimate of the distribution of person trips by mode and direction of travel to the Olympics. A peak-hour forecast for the Olympics was developed, and a feasible transportation system to handle these movements was proposed. After determining peak-hour travel, a bus circulation system was designed to serve that peak travel. The adequacy of highway capacity to meet expected travel demand by bus and car is briefly discussed as well as bus loading facility requirements.

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; Maps; References;
  • Pagination: pp 10-12
  • Monograph Title: Bus service planning
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00167589
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0309026512
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Feb 16 1978 12:00AM