TRANSPORTATION AND ENERGY: SOME CURRENT MYTHS

Some widespread ideas about public transportation are criticized. It is disagreed that good public transportation can attract people out of cars; that public transit saves energy; that transit is more economical than cars; that the decline in the railroads is due to federal subsidies of the trucking industry; and that railroads can provide economical passenger service.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Energy Use Management, Proceedings of the International conference, held in Tucson, Arizona, October 24-28, 1977.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Pergamon Press, Incorporated

    Maxwell House, Fairview Park
    Elmsford, NY  USA  10523
  • Authors:
    • Lave, C A
  • Publication Date: 1977

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 597-603
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 2

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00189011
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 25 1981 12:00AM