Preliminaries to a Feasibility Analysis of the Maglev Proposal of The Southern California Association of Governments for the Region

This seed grant study performs a preliminary investigation of the system components and generalized costs for three types of transit technolgies: 1) magnetic levitation such as that proposed for the Southern California Region; 2) TGV‐based high speed rail as used in France; and, 3) urban rapid transit with special focus on bus rapid transit (BRT). This technology overview summarizes the key aspects of these transit technologies and provides comparative cost information to feed a more comprehensive feasibility analysis.

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    California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

    Department of City and Regional Planning, 1 Grand Avenue
    San Luis Obispo, CA  United States  93407

    California State University, San Bernardino

    500 University Parkway
    San Bernardino, CA  United States  92407-2393

    California State University, San Bernardino

    Leonard Transportation Center
    5500 University Parkway
    San Bernardino, CA  United States  92407
  • Authors:
    • Nuworsoo, Cornelius Kofi
  • Publication Date: 2009-8-30


  • English

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  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Appendices; Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 41p

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  • Accession Number: 01152554
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: UC Berkeley Transportation Library
  • Contract Numbers: 2008-SGP-1035
  • Created Date: Feb 8 2010 5:11PM