Digital Mapping for Road Navigation in Japan
In Japan, more than 300,000 vehicles are presently equipped with car navigation systems. Development of these systems had been greatly aided by the completion of a standardized digital...

A Public Transport System Based on Light Electric Cars
This paper presents the concept under development in France of a novel transportation system based on fleet of small public cars under supervision from a central computer. These public...

IVHS and the Law of Privacy
The development of Intelligent Vehicles Highway System (IVHS) technologies has expanded the opportunities for surveillance and instructions upon personal privacy. This paper briefly examines...

Laboratory Tests of Modal Emissions and Off-Cycle Corrections to FTP-75
The modeling of emissions from on-road mobile sources is an on-going process. Two broad topics which are currently under study are the evaluation of driving cycles and the development...

Intersection Air Quality Analysis
Methods of carbon monoxide concentration estimation at or near intersections have recently undergone scrutiny with resulting debate on the proper and accurate ways to make these estimates...

Modeling Guideline for Air Quality Analysis of Intersections
Model evaluations have been performed testing eight different models for the ability to estimate carbon monoxide near intersections. These evaluation results along with the need for updated...

Controlled Braking on Uneven Roads
The braking process of a passenger car may be influenced by a large number of variables relating to driver, vehicle, brake system, tire-road interaction and ambient conditions. Because...

In-Use Emissions with Today's Closed-Loop Systems
Closed-loop emission control systems were adopted by most motor vehicle manufacturers on a wide-spread basis in model year 1981, in order to meet the 1981 and later Federal exhaust emission...

Cars: A Demand-Responsive Traffic Control System
This paper presents a demand responsive traffic control system for networks based on improvements from a combination of OPAC and ACTS approaches. The system has shown clear advantages...

Assessment of IVHS Research Efforts in Japan and Future Directions
In the past twenty years, research on intelligent vehicle/highway systems (IVHS) in Japan has seen a tremendous progress. The first advanced IVHS research was conducted between 1973 and...

Marina Parking Study
This marina parking study establishes a rationale for determining parking demand at marinas on the north shore of Long Island Sound in Connecticut and New York. The study was performed...

Car Wars—The DOTs Strike Back
HNTB is developing integrated computer systems utilizing standard hardware and software platforms coupled with graphical user interfaces for traffic management systems (TMS). Rapid, user-friendly...

A Two-Dimensional Model of Airbag Deployment
An interactive program was developed to simulate the unfolding and deploying process of a driver side airbag in the sagittal plane. The airbag was represented by a series of nodes. We...

ORNL Light-Duty Vehicles PC System
This data system, designed by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), monitors information on every light-duty vehicle (automobiles...

Fixed Guideway Technology Survey

Composite Material Application for a Monorail Car Body

The Software Certification of the Laon Cable Car

Experience of the Roosevelt Island Tramway—An Urban Aerial Cable People Mover

Recent Gondola and Funicular Installations in Parks and Cities

A New Aerial Tramway for Montserrat

 

 

 

 

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