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Urban transportation systems : choices for communities

Author: Sigurd Grava
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2003.
Series: McGraw-Hill professional architecture.
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Grava, Sigurd.
Urban transportation systems.
New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2003
(OCoLC)1017653933
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sigurd Grava
ISBN: 0071384170 9780071384179
OCLC Number: 49672765
Description: xxiv, 840 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Foreword by James L. Lammie --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Overview--Criteria for Selecting Modes --
Walking --
Bicycles --
Motorcycles and Scooters --
Automobiles --
Paratransit --
Taxis --
Buses --
Bus Rapid Transit --
Trolleybuses --
Streetcars and Light Rail Transit --
Monorails --
Heavy Rail Transit (Metro) --
Commuter Rail --
Automated Guideway Transit --
Waterbourne Modes --
Special Modes --
Intermodal Terminals --
Conclusion--The Road Ahead --
Appendix A: Rail Transit Definitions --
Appendix B: Summary of Performance and Service Characteristics --
Appendix C: Suggested Places for Field Inspection --
Index.
Series Title: McGraw-Hill professional architecture.
Responsibility: Sigurd Grava.
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Excerpts from article by I-Shian Suen, Volume 69, #3 We all depend on various means of transportation for mobility in our daily lives: to travel to and from work, school, shopping centers, Read more...

 
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