Existing Urban Public Transportation System and Its Operations and Usage
In Osaka City, a new urban center was developed in the waterfront area to decentralize the excessively concentrated business activities. In order to connect the newly developed center...

Behavioral Analysis on Intercity Bus Terminal: A Case Study of Probolinggo City, Indonesia

A CADD Program for Simulating Turning Vehicles
The turning capability of one or more 'design' vehicles and their swept paths has a significant influence on the layout of transportation facilities such as roadway intersections, parking...

An Application of Fuzzy Set Theory to Preference Analysis in Bus Route Choices
One of the difficulties in applying fuzzy set theory to the real situation is how to determine membership functions. In this study, a questionnaire survey was conducted to assess bus riders'...

A Matching Algorithm That Eliminates the Need for Radio Signposts in Automatic Passenger Counters on Buses
Volumes of raw data collected using the Automatic Data Aquisition system are useless until they can be processed and transformed into meaningful reports and plots. This is done using a...

Development of the South Anchorage Transit Center: Public/Private Partnership in the Small Urban Area
Public/private partnerships are as useful a tool in smaller urban areas as they are in the larger cities. The arrangements are likely to be simpler and the number of actors fewer, but...

Public Private Joint Development Partnership San Diego MTS/James R. Mills Building Project Success Through Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
The MTS/James R. Mills Building Project provides a regional transportation center for downtown San Diego, where San Diego's three light rail transit (trolley) lines and several...

Allied Junction/Secaucus Transfer Station—A Private/Public Partnership
This paper describes the background behind the development of the Allied Junction/Secaucus Transfer Station project, the improvements to the New Jersey TRANSIT rail network in Northern...

Top Projects of 1987
Five notable entries in the 1987 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement competition are summarized. The Keehi Interchange of the H-1 Freeway in Honolulu is only 1.9 miles long, but...

Building Condition Assessment—An Owner's Perspective
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has recently instituted a program to inspect all of its buildings structures to insure structural integrity and public safety and to provide...

Remodeled 42nd St. Bus Terminal Improves both Transit and the Neighborhood
A $160 million project to expand New York City's 42nd St. Bus Terminal was completed last year. The project is expected to improve commuter transit by increasing passenger...

Bus Stop Location and Design
Those elements associated with the location and design of bus stops that affect the efficiency of transit and traffic operations are identified. This evaluation was accomplished using...

Planning, Design and Construction of Bus Facilities at San Diego Trolley Stations

Human Orientation in Transportation Terminals
A method for measuring human orientation in transportation terminals has been developed. Visibility can be measured by the existence or nonexistence of sight lines. These sight lines form...

Commuter Preference for Bus Stop Sign Information
The development of bus systems depends upon informing the public about the service availability and providing user information to facilitate using the system. This research focuses on...

Modeling Commuter Express Bus System
This paper presents a procedure for routing buses on an express basis between commuter stations and specific locations of high worker density. The use of two integer programming models...

Los Angeles Pioneers Separate Busway
The San Bernardino Freeway Express Busway, a joint project of the Southern California Rapid Transit District and California Department of Transportation, is the nation's first...

Washington Metro Access Facilities
The 98 mi (158 km) Metro system will have 82 stations. There will be an off-street bus terminal at 54 of the stations with an average of six modified saw-tooth off-street bus bays at each...

New York City's New Town
New York City has taken advantage of a little used island, Roosevelt Island, in the middle of the East River to build a unique residential new town. The large development is connected...

Location of Bus Stops
A farside bus stop is preferable to a nearside location in terms of travel time savings when there is a high volume of right turning vehicles and cross street pedestrians. For a moderate...

 

 

 

 

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