DEFINING TRANSPORTATION OBJECTIVES: THE ROLE OF HIGH SPEED GROUND TRANSPORTATION

THE CONTRIBUTION OF THE ANALYSIS OF HIGH SPEED GROUND TRANSPORTATION TO THE FORMULATION OF TRANSPORTATION OBJECTIVES IS TWOFOLD: FIRST, OUT OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF A FRAMEWORK FOR ANALYZING THE CAPABILITIES OF DIFFERENT MODAL TECHNOLOGIES AROSE A LANGUAGE WHICH IS USEFUL IN DESCRIBING OBJECTIVES. THIS LANGUAGE ENABLES THE PRECISE STATEMENT OF OBJECTIVES AT THE TRANSPORT SYSTEM OUTPUT LEVEL AND ENABLES OBJECTIVES TO BE RELATED TO BOTH SYSTEM AND TECHNOLOGY CHOICES AS WELL AS TO HIGHER LEVELS OF OBJECTIVES RELATED TO THE ENVIRONMENT. SECOND, IT PROVIDES A BASIS FOR SETTING REALISTIC OBJECTIVES - REALISTIC IN TERMS OF PRESENT CAPABILITIES AND IN TERMS OF EXPECTED FUTURE CAPABILITIES. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Paper, pp 361-378
  • Authors:
    • Morlok, E K
    • Bruck, H W
  • Publication Date: 1967

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  • Accession Number: 00200292
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 12 1994 12:00AM