The Train Lane
With the elimination of more than 200 at-grate roadway crossings, the Alameda Corridor - $2.4-billion rail cargo expressway in Los Angeles - will carry 100 freight trains in and out of...

Chicago's Urban Public Transportation System: Its Operations and Use by People
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) faces a number of challenges of all kinds in its attempts to gain and keep riders. But most important is finding ways to serve and satisfy its customers....

Public Transport in Helsinki
Public transport's share of traffic has not improved in the 90s, although passenger volumes has risen. Improving public transport's share of traffic is important. In fact, there are many...

Travel Cards in the Year 2000: The Helsinki Region Ushers in the Smart Card Era
Once the travel card system for the Helsinki region is fully implemented, it will be one of the most advanced ticket sales and fare collection systems around. Passengers will carry remote...

Development of Innovative Transit Services Using Market Research Techniques
The private sector has used market research techniques to determine the characteristics of their markets and marketing to develop and encourage the use of their products and/or services....

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...

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...

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....

The Passenger and Baggage Flow Model (PBFM) Tool

Landing the Big One
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has investigated the potential impacts on airport design of the new large aircraft, which will weigh more than 1 million lbs (453,600 kg) and...

On the Wild Side
Designers of today's roller coasters are constantly looking for new ways to exhilarate riders, from higher drops to tighter turns to launch mechanisms that exert more force...

Personal Rapid Transit Technology: Opportunities for Airport Passenger Terminal Facility Planning

The High Speed Passenger Conveyor Reflections on Comfort

Cruise Ship Passenger Facility Development at Freeport Harbour

Today's Automobile Ferry Terminal Improvements Solve Tomorrow's Intermodal Transportation Needs

New Passenger Only Ferry Program Provides Bridge for Puget Sound Commuters

Design and Construction of Three Ferry Terminals on the Mid-Coast of British Columbia for the New Discovery Coast Passage Ferry Route

A Transit Passenger Flow Control Model on KCR

Simulation of Traffic Organization with Raising the Speed of Passenger Trains

Layout and Assignment of Passenger Station in RJT

 

 

 

 

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