HSGT—Competitive or Complimentary to Air Travel

by James K. Morton, Townsend & Associates, Inc, Chicago, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: High Speed Ground Transportation Systems I: Planning and Engineering


The capacity of existing airports to meet increased travel demand is limited. Utilization of high speed ground transportation as a complimentary mode originating from major hub airports would provide the ability to allow economic growth in high density corridors, reduce congestion, and improve the environment.

Subject Headings: Air traffic control | Rapid transit systems | Traffic capacity | Transportation corridors | Traffic congestion | Traffic speed | Airports and airfields | Economic factors

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