Developing Alternative Urban Transportation Systems

by William R. McConochie,


Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1961, Vol. 126, Issue 4, Pg. 750-766


Document Type: Journal Paper

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Abstract: Principles of urban transportation applying to most large cities were revealed by comprehensive study of highway and transit needs of Metropolitan Washington; paper is based on civil engineering studies and discusses costs, advantages and disadvantages of auto-dominant, all-bus, all-rail solutions; recommended plans for Washington, DC.

Subject Headings: Urban development | Transportation studies | Urban areas | Highway engineering | Washington | North America | United States

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