The Trolley Subway of Fort Worth Revisited

by Robert Schumacher, (F.ASCE), Dir.; Mass Transit Planning Div., New York City Dept. of Transportation, New York, N.Y.; formerly, with the New York State Office of Transportation and New York City Transit Authority, New York, N.Y.,

Serial Information: Engineering Issues: Journal of Professional Activities, 1978, Vol. 104, Issue 2, Pg. 107-113

Document Type: Journal Paper


Civil engineer transit planners can find valuable lessons in the successful operation of a trolley subway by a department store in Fort Worth, Texas. Qualities of ingenuity, economy, efficiency, and craftsmanship could have application also in big city transit.

Subject Headings: Subways | Urban areas | Texas | United States

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