RAIL PASSENGER STATISTICS IN THE NORTHEAST CORRIDOR 1969
The report displays 1969 rail passenger statistics for the New York-Boston and New York-Washington routes, with emphasis on a comparison of Metroliner and Turbotrain passengers with conventional train passengers. Statistics relative to passengers' origins and destinations, socio-economic characteristics, purposes of travels, frequency of travel, last-used mode of travel and opinions concerning the quality of train service are displayed. The socio-economic characteristics of Metroliner patrons and airline passengers within the Corridor are compared, with the results indicating that Metroliner riders are more similar to airline passengers than to users of conventional train service.
- See also report dated Feb 69, PB-183 365 and report dated Feb 71, PB-209 505.
Office of High Speed Ground TransportationNortheast Corridor Transportation Project
Washington, DC USA
- Publication Date: 1970-3
- Pagination: 31 p.
- TRT Terms: Air transportation; Alternatives analysis; Attitudes; Factor analysis; Passenger service; Passenger transportation; Persons by socioeconomic levels; Public relations; Rapid transit; Statistical analysis; Statistics; Turbotrains
- Identifier Terms: Metroliner (Express train)
- Geographic Terms: Northeast Corridor; Northeastern United States
- Old TRIS Terms: Rapid transit railways
- Subject Areas: Aviation; Data and Information Technology; Operations and Traffic Management; Passenger Transportation; Railroads; Society;
- Accession Number: 00039287
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: Annual Rpt
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Nov 24 1973 12:00AM