MASS TRANSPORTATION ALTERNATIVES: AIR, HIGHWAY, BUS AND RAIL

This article explains where we are today concerning mass transportation. It takes an in-depth look at the past, present and future projections of passenger traffic by discussing the interstate highway, rail, air, and bus systems. It outlines transportation needs in both urban and rural areas, as well as discussing problems which will need to be solved in order to make mass transportation a viable alternative to the private automobile.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Preprint for meeting held August 8-11, 1977.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers

    400 Commonwealth Drive
    Warrendale, PA  USA  15096
  • Authors:
    • SMITH, P A
  • Publication Date: 1977-8

Media Info

  • Pagination: 8 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00173559
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE 770679 Preprint
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 28 1981 12:00AM