A Graphical Database for Transportation Systems

by Glen P. Morris, SEPTA, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Microcomputer Applications in Transportation III


A graphical database composed of programmable objects analogous to elements of a physical plant of a transportation network is presented. The discussion reviews the application of a graphical database to the mass transit system in southeastern Pennsylvania. This paper includes outlines on hardware requirements and costs to implement the database system. The suitability and adaptability of alternate schemes are reviewed.

Subject Headings: Graphic methods | Databases | Information systems | Public transportation | Information management | Systems management | Benefit cost ratios | Pennsylvania | United States

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