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New transportation systems and concepts : 12 reports.

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Highway Research Board.; National Research Council (U.S.). Highway Research Board. Annual Meeting; National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on New Transportation Systems and Technology.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Highway Research Board, 1971.
Series: Highway research record, no. 367.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The focus of this Record is new intrametropolitan transportation systems. Some of the themes presented are demand-actuated systems, systems for extended urban areas and major activity centers, evaluation of new systems concepts, implementation of new systems along with recommendations for public priorities and transportation services parameters.
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: National Research Council (U.S.). Highway Research Board.; National Research Council (U.S.). Highway Research Board. Annual Meeting; National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on New Transportation Systems and Technology.
ISBN: 0309019826 9780309019828
OCLC Number: 380049
Notes: Papers presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the Highway Research Board, January 1971.
Sponsored by Committee on New Transportation Systems and Technology.
Description: 151 pages : illustrations, charts, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: New systems technology and transport policy / Leon Monroe Cole --
Transportation for a new town / Robert D. Stevens, George J. Bacalis --
Evaluation of new urban transportation systems / Robert U. Ayres, Richard McKenna, M. Lucius Walker --
User preferences for a demand-responsive transportation system : a case study report / Richard L. Gustafson, Harriet N. Curd, Thomas F. Golob --
Analysis of dual-mode transport / Donn Fichter --
A novel system for improving urban transportation / T.Z. Harmathy --
A case for personal rapid transit / A.J. Sobey, J.W. Cone --
A planning model for transportation in urban activity centers / Martin O. Stern --
Balance and innovation in urban transportation / William F. Hamilton, II --
Economic analysis of a demand-responsive public transportation system / Thomas F. Golob, Richard L. Gustafson --
Parametric study of activity center transportation systems / D.H. Maund --
Potential demands for demand-scheduled bus services / E. Archer, J.H. Shortreed.
Series Title: Highway research record, no. 367.

Abstract:

The focus of this Record is new intrametropolitan transportation systems. Some of the themes presented are demand-actuated systems, systems for extended urban areas and major activity centers, evaluation of new systems concepts, implementation of new systems along with recommendations for public priorities and transportation services parameters.

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