The book discusses the general factors and principles that are concerned with the use of transport modes in public and freight transport from structural design to economic functioning. The second edition of the book considers the subject in the light of the approaching petroleum energy shortage, pollution and environmental considerations. The subject is considered in four parts: the transportation system - transportation function and development, historical development, the transportation system; transport technology - technological characteristics, propulsive force, horsepower and elevation, roadway, systems for the future, factors in operation-level of service performance criteria, performance criteria quality of service factors, terminals, operational control, costs of service; and planning for use and development - transportation planning goals and procedures, urban data collection and analysis, evaluating alternative systems, regional, state and national transportation planning, and, route classification, location and design. /TRRL/

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Wiley (John) & Sons, Limited

    Baffins Lane
    Chichester, Sussex  England 
  • Authors:
    • Hay, W W
  • Publication Date: 1977

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 668 p.
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 2

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00188315
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • ISBN: 0 471 36433 9
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 27 1979 12:00AM