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Urban transit : operations, planning and economics

Author: Vukan R Vuchic
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : J. Wiley & Sons, ©2005.
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"Global in scope, up to date with current practice, and written by an internationally renowned expert, Urban Transit: Operations, Planning, and Economics is a unique volume covering the full range of issues involved in the operation, planning, and financing of transit systems." "Visually enhanced with nearly 250 illustrations, Urban Transit: Operations, Planning, and Economics is a reliable source of the latest  Read more...
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Vuchic, Vukan R.
Urban transit.
Hoboken, N.J. : J. Wiley & Sons, ©2005
(DLC) 2004013844
(OCoLC)55679019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vukan R Vuchic
ISBN: 9781119488897 1119488893
OCLC Number: 1011673727
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 644 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Transit operations and service scheduling --
Capacity, speed, accelerated, and special operations --
Modeling and optimization in transit systems analysis --
Transit lines and networks --
Planning of rail transit station locations --
Transit agency operations, economics, and marketing --
Transit fares --
Financing of transit --
Transit ownership, regulation, and organization --
Transit systems planning --
Analysis, evaluation, and selection of transit modes --
Planning and selection of medium and high performance transit modes.
Responsibility: Vukan R. Vuchic.
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"Global in scope, up to date with current practice, and written by an internationally renowned expert, Urban Transit: Operations, Planning, and Economics is a unique volume covering the full range of issues involved in the operation, planning, and financing of transit systems." "Visually enhanced with nearly 250 illustrations, Urban Transit: Operations, Planning, and Economics is a reliable source of the latest information for transit planners and operators in transit agencies, metropolitan planning organizations, city governments, and consulting firms, as well as students of transportation engineering and city planning at universities and in professional courses."--Jacket.

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