INNOVATION IN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION: A DIRECTORY OF RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT AND DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS

The purpose of UMTA's RD&D program is to provide information about a wide spectrum of possible improvements to urban mass transportation systems which communities can use in selecting to best way to deal with their particular transportation requirements. The principle means of providing this information is to publish annually a compilation of reports on the status of UMTA's projects. The report contains the following sections: Bus and paratransit technology; Rail and construction technology; New systems and automation; Automated guideway transit (AGT) applications; Safety and product qualification; Socio-economic research and special projects; Service for special user groups; Fare and pricing policies; Conventional transit service innovations; Paratransit; Transportation planning and management; Policy and program development; and University research and training grant program.

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    Transportation Systems Center

    55 Broadway, Kendall Square
    Cambridge, MA  United States  02142
  • Publication Date: 1977

Media Info

  • Pagination: 172 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00197658
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: UMTA/TSC-79/1 Ann Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-TSC-1
  • Files: NTL, TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 15 1981 12:00AM