Discussion on R&B Trip Mode of Public Transit -- Take Big Cities in China as Examples

This paper investigated the questions existing in public transit system of big cities such as low speed, unpunctuality etc, and the current situation on energy tension, the urban environment deterioration and the soil resource scarcity is also analyzed. Then based on the idea of multi-mode transport, a new trip mode of urban traffic is put forward: Rapid Transit System & Bicycle System (R&B, abbr.). The current car development policy in some cities should be reconsidered according to the actual situation nowadays. Moreover, the implementation of R&B trip mode is significant to reduce energy, resource consumption and environment contamination; furthermore it is important to build an integrated urban traffic system on primary of public traffic and to keep the harmonious development of all the industries.

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  • Authors:
    • Wei, Zhonghua
    • Wang, Haizhong
    • Ren, Futian
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  • Publication Date: 2005


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: CD-ROM; Figures; References;
  • Pagination: 10p
  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of the 12th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01015789
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 16 2005 9:26AM