This report presents the background, current activities, and future plans for the Urban Rail Noise Abatement Program. This program, sponsored by the Office of Technology Development and Deployment of the Urban Mass Transportation Administration (UMTA) was initiated in 1972 and has been technically managed since its inception by the Transportation Systems Center. The problem of urban rail noise and vibration is described and the rationale for the UMTA funded program is given. The body of the report presents a definition of the program objectives, a discussion of the program organization, and a description of past, current, and future program activities. Major accomplishments of the program to date are listed in the final section.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Transportation Systems Center

    55 Broadway, Kendall Square
    Cambridge, MA  United States  02142

    Urban Mass Transportation Administration

    400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Kurzweil, L G
    • Cobb, W N
  • Publication Date: 1979-3

Media Info

  • Pagination: 26 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00197522
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-TSC-UMTA-79-23, UMTA-MA-06-0099-79-1
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1981 12:00AM