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Characteristics of urban transportation systems

A. T. Reno

Characteristics of urban transportation systems

by A. T. Reno

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Urban Mass Transportation Administration, Distributed in cooperation with Technology Sharing Program, Office of the Secretary of Transportation, National Technical Information Service in Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban transportation -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Transportation -- United States -- Planning -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by A.T. Reno, R.H. Bixby
    ContributionsBixby, Ronald, System Design Concepts, inc, United States. Urban Mass Transportation Administration. Office of Methods and Support, United States. Urban Mass Transportation Administration. Technical Assistance Program, Technology Sharing Program (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 190 p. ;
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14943691M

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    The book can serve as an ideal textbook for both undergraduate and graduate courses in Urban Transportation Planning. It fills an appropriate and important niche by giving proper emphasis to what ''actors'' and activities can influence the quality of the planning THE GEOGRAPHY OF URBAN TRANSPORTATION. SECOND EDITION. This book is divided into 18 chapters written by a number of different contributors. The Chapters and their authors include the following: 1. Getting There: Urban Transportation in Context, Hanson, S; ://

      transportation safety primarily from an American highway perspective. 2. Roles and Effects of Transportation Systems As documented in the ten articles in this topic, transportation systems have pervasive and extensive effects on the economic and social systems that they serve. Although it is Book Description. Incorporates More Than 25 Years of Research and Experience. Railway Transportation Systems: Design, Construction and Operation presents a comprehensive overview of railway passenger and freight transport systems, from design through to construction and operation. It covers the range of railway passenger systems, from conventional and high speed inter-urban systems through to


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