Twenty-eight papers were presented by experts from government and industry on system operations, passenger security, vehicle control and reliability, guideway and station structures, all-weather operation, ride comfort, deployed system assessments, automated highways, and developments in Canada, France and West Germany. The formal presentation of papers was followed by working sessions in the areas of system operations, vehicle systems and reliability, safety and security, wayside systems and all-weather operation, innovative transit, and social and economic factors. This report contains the proceedings of the conference.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proceedings of conference, Held at Cambridge, MA. on Feb 28-Mar 2, 1978.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Transportation Systems Center

    55 Broadway, Kendall Square
    Cambridge, MA  United States  02142

    Urban Mass Transportation Administration

    Office of Tech Development & Deployment, 400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Publication Date: 1978-8

Media Info

  • Pagination: 614 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00186850
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-TSC-UMTA-78-28, UMTA-MA-06-0048-78-1
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 27 1982 12:00AM