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.
- Preprint for meeting held August 8-11, 1977.
Warrendale, PA USA 15096
- SMITH, P A
- Publication Date: 1977-8
- Pagination: 8 p.
- TRT Terms: Air transportation; Bus transportation; Competition; Forecasting; Highway transportation; Measuring instruments; Mode choice; Needs assessment; Passenger traffic; Private transportation; Public transit; Railroad transportation; Rural areas; Transportation; Transportation modes; Transportation planning; Travel demand; Urban transportation
- Subject Areas: Operations and Traffic Management; Planning and Forecasting; Transportation (General);
- 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