6 edition of Urban rail transit: Its economics and technology found in the catalog.
Urban rail transit: Its economics and technology
A. Scheffer Lang
by The M.I.T. Press : Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass
Written in English
|Statement||by A. Scheiffer Lang and Richard M. Soberman.|
|Series||Joint Center series|
|Contributions||Soberman, Richard M.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||139|
Myths of Light-Rail Transit BY JAMES V. DELONG Executive Summary L ocal officials in many urban areas have become smitten with the hope that “light rail” will provide the solution to urban transportation problems. This dream is based on myths, and will be rudely shattered when File Size: KB. About the Book. The familiar image of Los Angeles as a metropolis built for the automobile is crumbling. Traffic, air pollution, and sprawl motivated citizens to support urban rail as an alternative to driving, and the city has started to reinvent itself by developing compact neighborhoods adjacent to transit.
Transit ridership is down in a number of markets, but LA’s declines have attracted a lot of attention – and for good reason. LA has invested billions of dollars in rail transit but has failed to grow ridership, which is still below its levels. And ridership has actually been . The historical development of networks such as that in London introduces basic concepts in urban rail systems, notably the variables affecting peak capacity. The scope for increasing capacity through changes in signalling, rolling stock design and other design and operational features, as an alternative to construction of wholly new routes, is Author: Peter R. White.
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Urban rail transit: its economics and technology by Lang, A. (Albert Scheffer); Soberman Rail transit vehicles -- Capacity -- Rail transit costs -- Rail transit and the demand for urban transportation -- The future of rail transit -- Some considerations of minimum headway -- Determination of transit costs Borrow this book to access.
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