THE DARK SIDE OF DEREGULATION

Comments are made on the decision by the Administration and they by Congress to let the market shape the passenger airline system. The operations of Hughes Airwest in Eureka, California is discussed and it is noted that that airline was the victim of the competitive atmosphere that deregulation was intended to create. The economic aspects of deregulation are discussed. The transition aspects of deregulation are noted. In the airline industry, the most powerful transitional problem is a severe shortage of aircraft. It is also noted that as more and more towns experience cutbacks, there will be a cry for re-regulation. Such re-regulation must be avoided. Alternatives to re-regulation are suggested. classifying freeway segments and a summary of the results of the data-collection effort. The paper concludes with a description of the methodology developed for using the results of the analysis to generate (in either a manual or an automatic mode) typical speed profiles for vehicles traveling on any section of urban freeway. /Authors/

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  • Authors:
    • Kaus, R M
  • Publication Date: 1979-5

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  • Pagination: p. 33-40
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00196503
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 28 1979 12:00AM