Development of the New Transit System Concepts in Korea
New transit systems technologies including the Automated Guideway Transit (AGT), stand out in the world's major cities in respect to its promise of relatively lower construction costs...

Socioeconomic Land Use and Travel Patterns of Shanghai
Due to the economic and urban development in Shanghai, there were substantial changes in the urban travel characteristics. Since the transit systems failed to keep pace with the rapid...

Urban Public Transportation System of Shanghai and Its Operations and Use by People
Shanghai, one of the largest cities in the world and with a population of 13.5 million, has been campaigning for reliable public transportation since late 1979's. Today, it becomes one...

Public Transport Reform and Development in China: World Bank Perspective and Experience
It is observed that traditional bus shares have declined precipitously in many cities across China during the past 15 years. This paper reviews the factors underlying this trend, the goals...

Social Characteristics, Land Use and Travel Patterns of Singapore
The transportation system for Singapore in the next century needs to meet not only the increased demand to travel, but also the rising expectations for a quality transport system. Though,...

Urban Public Transportation of Singapore
Singapore is a city state with a land area of 648 sq km and a population of 3.8 million. The total daily trips generated is about 7 million. Of these, around 5 million trips are on public...

Application of New Technology in Public Transportation Systems in Singapore
With the economic expansion, population growth, the high rate of household formation and population dispersion in Singapore, the number of daily trips made is expected to increase. To...

Socioeconomic Characteristics, Land Use, and Travel Patterns in Tokyo Metropolitan Area
The urban structure of the Tokyo Metropolitan Area (TMA), for practical proposes, can be characterized as monocentric. Hence, the population and economic growth in the metropolitan area...

Urban Public Transportation System and Its Operation and Use by People in Tokyo
The public transportation system in Tokyo Metropolitan Region (TMR), primarily based on a well-developed rail/subway network, manages to support passenger movement in the huge urban complex....

Practices (Past & Prospects) for Tokyo's Public Transport
This paper firstly describes the strong and weak points of Tokyo's public transport systems from various perspectives together with the technical and institutional practices adopted. Secondly,...

Re-Creating the Rainbow Bridge
A team of American and Chinese experts constructed a pier-free arch bridge in China based only on a 12th century...

A Numerical Simulation of the Japan/East Sea (JES) Seasonal Circulation

Development of a Long-Term Predictive Model of Water Quality in Tokyo Bay

Pearl River Estuary Pollution Project (PREPP): An Integrated Approach

Simulation of the Oil Trajectory and Fate on the Diamond Grace Spill in Tokyo Bay

Numerical Modeling Experiments of the East (Japan) Sea Circulation and Mesoscale Eddy Generation Based on POM-ES

The Sharon Escarpment, Israel: Management of a Backshore Cliff in a Densely Populated Environment
The Sharon Escarpment is a coastal backshore escarpment made of heterogeneous layered sandstone. This area is an increasingly exploited environmental resource. This paper defines the main...

Solid Ground
The densely populated island nation of Singapore has no choice but to be creative in devising strategies for disposing of solid waste. With its tiny land mass and the fact that its single...

IZMIT (Kocaeli), Turkey, Earthquake of August 17, 1999, including Duzce Earthquake of November 12, 1999
Lifeline Performance
Prepared by the Earthquake Investigation Committee of the Technical Council of Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. On August 17, 1999, the Izmit...

Competence or Collapse
Gottshall, the winner of ASCE's Daniel W. Mead Prize for a paper on ethics by younger members, refers to the large-scale damage from recent earthquakes in Turkey as well as...

 

 

 

 

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