The Design of the Airside Concourses
The growth of commercial air traffic in the United States has resulted in the development of the 'New Denver International Airport.' the airside concourses were designed by joint venture...

Airport Landside Management: An Unique Airport Specialty
Air transportation has become a common and preferred method of travel, resulting in an ever increasing number of air passengers. The significant growth has resulted in unique and never...

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...

The Pittsburgh MAGLEV Project
A passenger transportation crisis exists in the United States which experts predict will only worsen, wasting billions of U.S. dollars. Magnetic Levitation (MAGLEV) is a promising new...

Bus Pre-Emption: A Real Time Control Strategy for Privatized Transit Operation
Bus pre-emption strategies are designed to provide priority to transit buses over passenger cars for urban travel. A comparative analysis of a proposed suburban bus service for regular...

Contact-Free IC Cards for New Railway Ticket Systems
Two types of smart cards which can communicate with an automatic gate machine without contact are developed. The first one uses medium wave radio as communication media. The microprocessor...

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...

JFK Airport Passenger Distribution System

Space Age Pueblo
If and when 8 million passengers decide to fly in and out of Albuquerque, N.M. in one year, the renovated and expanded airport will be ready for them. In a comprehensive $120 million project,...

Transportation by Pipelines in Space Colonies
The use of pipelines in space colonies to transport liquid, gas, solids and even passengers is not only feasible but also desirable. For many applications, pipelines offer a number of...

Highway Injuries: Our Major Health Problem
Injuries are the leading cause of death in the United States from early childhood until about age 45. Motor vehicles kill more Americans age 1 to 34 than any other source of injury or...

The Federal Budgetary Process
The paper outlines the federal budget process as it affects highway safety programs. There are a variety of federal programs which come under the umbrella designation highway safety. Those...

Structure as Architecture
The newest structure at Tampa International Airport in Florida is Airside F, part of an expansion of the first airport designed so that passengers are shuttled via monorail between a main...

Crunch Time for Airport Engineering
Airlines are attracting more passengers, but few new airports are being built. Existing airports are facing problems caused by this added load. One growing burden is aircraft noise at...

Maglev: Transportation for the 21st Century
If cities are to achieve their full potentials as economic and cultural centers, they must possess superior transportation systems. Ultra-silent, energy efficient, non-polluting magnetic...

A Model for Assessing Bus System Service and Fare Changes
This paper describes a performance indicator-based microcomputer spreadsheet model developed for the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Bus System. The Service Fare Adjustment (SFA) Model...

The Success Story of Connecticut Limousine
Connecticut Limousine operates scheduled limousine service between various Connecticut communities and the three New York area airports. It has achieved a nearly 50 percent market share....

Master Plan for Rehabilitation, Modernization and Expansion of the Port of Suez
Rehabilitation and expansion of the Port of Suez, started in 1977, has been an ongoing process for the last eight years and is continuing. As a result of detailed planning of facility...

Procurement of New Passenger Rail Cars from Japan
In May 1983 the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) signed a contract with Sumitomo Corporation of America, in which Sumitomo agreed to furnish 63 new stainless steel gallery...

APM System Performance and Guideway Design Parameters
Automated People Movers (APM) are a relatively new form of transportation system becoming popular over the last twenty to twenty-five years. They are characterized by fully automatic and...

 

 

 

 

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