The urban transportation problem
Harvard University Press, 1965 - Technology & Engineering - 427 pages
It is the purpose of this study, by integrating many different but relevant pieces of information, to help focus and expedite more congent discussions of urban transportation alternatives. In broadest context, an integrated set of data is presented on the forces that affect the demand for and supply of urban transportation services in order to provide a more rational context for decision-making on these problems.
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A Problem in Search of a Solution
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Recent Trends in Urban Location
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2-track along-the-line service analysis annual costs assumed auto automobile average basic bus operations bus transit buses capacity capital recovery factors CBD's cent Central Business District central cities central-city construction costs corridor decline demand Detroit distance downtown area downtown distribution downtown route economic employment equations estimated example expressway Figure freeway function hourly passenger housing income increase incremental kiss-and-ride lane line-haul facility line-haul station line-haul system locations loop maximum load point Metropolitan Rings mile modes off-peak over-all park-and-ride parking passenger volume patterns peak peak-hour population density price discrimination private automobile problems public transit rail transit residential collection residential density retailing right-of-way round trip route length rush hours sector SMSA SMSA's speed square mile stops streets structure subsidy suburban subway Table tion total number traffic train transit system urban areas urban highway Urban Rail Transit urban transportation users vehicles volume levels work-trip workers residing workplace ring