V/STOL Concepts in Short Haul Air Transport
The relative merits of aircraft designed to field length ranging from 0 ft to 3,000 ft are assessed with respect to direct operating cost, indirect operating cost and V/STOL port amortization...

STOL Passenger Demand in Underdeveloped Areas
In order to stimulate economic growth of some underdeveloped areas, means must be found to improve the presently inadequate transportation service. Due to the considerable costs of providing...

Overloads on Japan's 130-mph Railroad Structures
Rapidly increasing traffic loads on the 130-mph New Tokaido Line of the Japanese National Railways was considered to affect life endurance of the closely designed structures supporting...

West Virginia Commercial Air Trip Generations
A 0.7% commercial airline passenger survey was conducted in 1966 for passengers boarding at West Virginia's ten commercial airports. For the survey it was determined the greatest...

Improving Urban Bus Operations
To lower costs and increase routing flexibility, most operations now favor long-lived diesel-powered buses over electric trolleys. The few vehicle innovations otherwise attempted, such...

Design of Hamburg's New Airport Terminal
The airport, as an integral part of the transportation system of a city, must meet the combined transport demands of passengers, employees and industries to fulfill its function as the...

Origin, Purpose, and Status of Project
The Northeast Corridor Transportation Project represents an attempt to improve the planning of intercity transportation facilities in the Northeast Corridor by the use of systems analysis...

Tests of Air-Cushion Vehicles in Public Transportation
The use of air cushion vehicles (ACV) to provide airport access and public transportation, where that service can be performed primarily over water, is operationally feasible and has received...

Urban Gravity - Vacuum Transit System
Gravity-Vacuum Transit (GVT), a passenger transportation system which employs gravity and vacuum for propulsion, is described for urban applications. The physical principles are presented...

Gate Arrival Terminal for Kansas City
The new MCI airport at Kansas City develops the gate arrival approach to terminal planning to its ultimate in its attempt to decentralize facilities and operations, to reduce congestion,...

Space Critical for Aircraft Aprons
From analysis of operations a procedure for forecasting the number of aircraft parking positions for future traffic was developed. Geometric studies resulted in an improved parking configuration...

Hanover Regional Complex Included Airport
Airports today require larger areas, even as towns expand into the regions surrounding the airports. Thus the population increases in noisy areas and the congestion of airport access roads...

Transportation Within Airports
The Committee on Terminal Facilities provides information on present and proposed means of maximizing passenger convenience and minimizing walking distance within the airport. The facilities...

Sizing of Departure Lounges in Airport Buildings
The introduction of large airplanes capable of carrying several hundreds of passengers will create new space requirements at airports. Space for departure lounges and into airplanes, boarding...

State of the Art - Urban Transportation Systems
Passenger transportation systems are divided into three groups depending on the freedom to move in various planes. Structurally guided (one degree of freedom) systems currently in operation,...

Newark Airport Redevelopment Program
The Newark Airport Redevelopment Program will expand the public aircraft facilities and landing facilities; and construct an 83-gate passenger terminal concept to accept 12,000,000 air...

Analysis Of A Freeway Bus Transit System
As a partial attempt to relieve the urban traffic congestion, a limited freeway bus transit system has been operating In the Milwaukee metropolitan area. A study of this operation indicates:...

Passenger Psychological Dynamics
Sources of Information on Urban Transportation
This book is a review of consumer attitude underlying modal choice in urban transportation. Factors selected from attitude surveys and transit demonstration projects include safety, reliability,...

Forecasts for Philadelphia International Airport
To prepare plans for future development of the Philadelphia International Airport, forecasts were made to 1985. These were based on analyses of historic trends, economic factors, forecasts...

A New Airport Terminal Concept
A problem for the airport user that becomes more evident as air-travel times diminish is that of airport access and circulation. That portion of the problem which is of great interest...

 

 

 

 

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