A STUDY OF CHARACTERISTICS OF INTERCITY TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS. PHASE 1: DEFINITION OF TRANSPORTATION COMPARISON METHODOLOGY--EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The objectives of this study are: (1) to determine a unified methodological framework for the comparison of intercity passenger and freight transportation systems; (2) to review the attributes of existing and future transportation systems for the purpose of establishing measures of comparison. These objectives were made more specific to include: (1) development of a methodology for comparing long term transportation trends arising from implementation of various R&D programs; (2) definition of value functions and attribute weightings needed for further transportation goals.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Subm-Sponsored in Part by DOT.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Econergy Incorporated

    Los Angeles, CA  United States 
  • Authors:
    • English, J M
    • SMITH, J L
    • Lifson, M W
  • Publication Date: 1978-8

Media Info

  • Pagination: 42 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00185811
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: NASA-CR-152153-2
  • Contract Numbers: NAS2-9814
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 29 1979 12:00AM