Estimating the Ground Transportation Impacts of the Maglev System

by Mark S. Hardgrove, Planning Innovations, Inc, Orlando, United States,
John Mason, Planning Innovations, Inc, Orlando, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: High Speed Ground Transportation Systems I: Planning and Engineering


This paper will examine the planning process required to conduct a transportation analysis for a high speed ground transportation system, utilizing the Orlando experience as an example. In addition, an interactive spreadsheet will be presented as a tool for estimating the vehicular and mass transit characteristics of such a system. Finally, applicability to other future systems and planning efforts will be examined, along with recommendations of the need for future studies.

Subject Headings: Magnetic levitation trains | Interactive systems | Transportation studies | Public transportation | Computer analysis | Spreadsheets | Vehicle impacts | Computer aided operations | Florida | United States | Orlando

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