LARGE BUSES AND THE TOWNOBILE ELECTRIC CITY TRANSIT SYSTEM

A variety of urban transit modes are compared with one another with respect to passenger capacity per hour, speed, fuel type, cost and several other considerations. A further comparison of diesel and electric buses points up the desirability of electric coaches in terms of maintenance cost reductions and reduced infrastructure.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at the SAE Congress and Exposition, Detroit, 27 February-3 March 1978.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers

    400 Commonwealth Drive
    Warrendale, PA  USA  15096
  • Authors:
    • LEEMBRUGGEN, L R
  • Publication Date: 1978

Media Info

  • Pagination: 11 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00178096
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE 780293 Preprint, HS-025 406U
  • Files: HSL, TRIS, ATRI
  • Created Date: Sep 14 1985 12:00AM