No Wait Nonstop Pneumatic Tired Transit System

by Vincent H. Larson, Assoc. Prof.; Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL,

Serial Information: Transportation Engineering Journal of ASCE, 1972, Vol. 98, Issue 1, Pg. 161-166

Document Type: Journal Paper


Nonstop travel, constant cruising speed operation, immediate no-wait boarding, minimum pollution of the environment, and freedom from traffic tie-up are some of the more important attributes of an ideal transit system. Described herein is a system designed to provide those aspects of ideal service. The system utilizes relatively small vehicles that operate in an on-demand mode, thus eliminating waiting time.

Subject Headings: Pneumatic systems | Pollution | Traffic speed | Travel time | Travel modes | Vehicles

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