Personal Rapid Transit (PRT): Solving Traditional Mobility Problems with New Technology—The Chicago RTA Experience
The Regional Transportation Authority's (RTA) Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) development effort began as a vision. Guided by statutory mandate, staggering gridlock and the unique travel...

MetroCard: Automating New York City's Public Transit System
On January 6, 1994, New York City Transit introduced Automated Fare Collection to the largest transit system in the world. Known as MetroCard, this system of Automated Fare Collection...

Effect of Ridesharing on Environment, Economics, and Congestion in Central Ohio

Transit Ridership Forecasting Using a GIS

Economic Impacts of APM Development in Commercial Centers

Detroit Downtown People Mover: Ten Years After

Methods to Increase Ridership on Airport Access People Mover Systems: A Systems Integration Approach Towards a Seamless Travel Experience

Personal Rapid Transit (PRT): An Intermodal Connector

Implications of Parking Policies in Employment Areas on Mode Choice and Land Use

Travel Patterns of People With Disabilities in Cache County Utah

Incorporating TDM Programs Into the Growth Management Process in the Washington DC Area

Ride Quality as a Part of Airport Pavement Management Systems

Rail Service to Airports
Rail service is available at seven North American airports, and service is available by a shuttle bus connection at more than nine other North American airports. Additionally, rail service...

California-Nevada Superspeed Train Experience and Outlook
The experience of the California-Nevada Superspeed Train is chronicled from its inception in 1970 to the present. The evolution of the route alignment and technology selection are presented,...

Texas High Speed Rail Ridership Forecasting
On May 28, 1991, the Texas High Speed Rail Authority made a decision to implement a High Speed Rail (HSR) system in the `Texas Triangle,' which would connect five of Texas' largest cities...

Estimation and Testing of Alternative Approaches to Model Intercity Rail Ridership
Assessment of proposals to improve intercity rail transportation service requires careful evaluation of their economic, developmental and environmental impacts. This paper addresses the...

Assumptions Behind Ridership Forecasts for High Speed Ground Transportation Systems and Their Validity: The California-Nevada Case Study
Accurate prediction of ridership is one of the key elements for approval of any transit project and eventually for survival after the system begins operation. This is particularly true...

Dynamic Traveler Information and Transit Ridership
Over the past decade, the Southern California Rapid Transit District (SCRTD) has developed an extensive database with dynamic transit schedule and route guidance information. To investigate...

InTransit: Processing and Analyzing Transit Service Data with the Macintosh
InTransit is a database application based on 4th Dimension designed to facilitate the data processing and analysis phases. InTransit, in its present form, can process both ridecheck and...

Planning Perspectives for the Miami Metromover

 

 

 

 

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