NORTHEAST CORRIDOR HIGH SPEED RAIL SYSTEM PATRONAGE ANALYSIS
A high speed passenger rail service between Washington, D.C., and Boston was called for in the Regional Rail Reorganization Act of 1973. Planning for the service has been conducted by the Office of Northeast Corridor Development in the Federal Railroad Administration. Engineering studies were undertaken to develop detailed plans and costs for the required facilities improvements. This report provides a program overview, an arena description, a high speed rail system patronage, Northeast Corridor improvement options, high speed rail system improvement options, patronage elasticities, and projections for 1982 and 1990.
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- SOKOLSKY, S
- Publication Date: 1975-4
- Pagination: 70 p.
- TRT Terms: Forecasting; High speed rail; Intercity travel; Level of service; Mode choice; Passenger transportation; Passengers; Railroads; Traffic; Transportation operations; Travel demand
- Uncontrolled Terms: Services; Transportation management
- Geographic Terms: Maryland; Massachusetts; Northeast Corridor; Northeastern United States; Virginia; Washington (District of Columbia)
- Old TRIS Terms: Projection
- Subject Areas: Operations and Traffic Management; Passenger Transportation; Railroads;
- Accession Number: 00143964
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: FRA/NECPO-76/16 Final Rpt.
- Contract Numbers: DOT-TSC-936
- Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
- Created Date: Dec 15 1977 12:00AM