Urban Public Transportation System of Shanghai and Its Operations and Use by People
Shanghai, one of the largest cities in the world and with a population of 13.5 million, has been campaigning for reliable public transportation since late 1979's. Today, it becomes one...

Public Transport Reform and Development in China: World Bank Perspective and Experience
It is observed that traditional bus shares have declined precipitously in many cities across China during the past 15 years. This paper reviews the factors underlying this trend, the goals...

Urban Public Transportation of Singapore
Singapore is a city state with a land area of 648 sq km and a population of 3.8 million. The total daily trips generated is about 7 million. Of these, around 5 million trips are on public...

Socioeconomic Characteristics, Land Use, and Travel Patterns in Tokyo Metropolitan Area
The urban structure of the Tokyo Metropolitan Area (TMA), for practical proposes, can be characterized as monocentric. Hence, the population and economic growth in the metropolitan area...

Urban Public Transportation System and Its Operation and Use by People in Tokyo
The public transportation system in Tokyo Metropolitan Region (TMR), primarily based on a well-developed rail/subway network, manages to support passenger movement in the huge urban complex....

Practices (Past & Prospects) for Tokyo's Public Transport
This paper firstly describes the strong and weak points of Tokyo's public transport systems from various perspectives together with the technical and institutional practices adopted. Secondly,...

Urban Public Transportation and Operations in Mexico City
Inhabitants of the Mexico City Metropolitan Area (MCMA) are served by several modes of transportation. In particular, transit vehicles include short units known as minibuses, buses, trolleybuses,...

Summaries of Speeches at Luncheons, Dinners and Panel Discussions

Sealing Springfield
The city of Springfield, Missouri, initiated a $12-million, 12-year infiltration and inflow elimination program for its sanitary sewer system after a federal lawsuit was filed to seek...

Dealing with Debris
A comprehensive debris-management plan for the city of Houston will facilitate and coordinate the management of debris removal and disposal following a disaster to mitigate any threat...

The Public Trust Doctrine and Implied Dedications
An overview is given on the public trust doctrine and public rights obtained by the implied dedication of property to a public use. Historical development of public trust doctrine in the...

Low Cost Sand Re-Nourishment to Combat Chronic Beach Erosion: Long Beach, California
The City of Long Beach has analyzed and attempted numerous methods of beach erosion control and mitigation along Peninsula Beach. With the exception of beach nourishment, nothing has proven...

Urban Public Transportation Systems
Implementing Efficient Urban Transit Systems and Enhancing Transit Usage
Papers presented at the ASCE's First International Conference on Urban Public Transportation Systems held in Miami, Florida, during March 21-25, 1999, are included in this...

Making Way for Runways
New runway construction at major U.S. airports is not only about landing more airplanes, it's about moving communities, spanning or moving interstate highways, and hauling...

The New Orleans Network
Though Seattle and Portland are the cities usually associated with high rainfall, the New Orleans metropolitan area averages 58 in. (1,473 mm) of rainfall each year—more than any other...

Advanced Practices in Travel Demand Modeling

The Commuter Model: A User-Friendly Analytical Tool for Commuter Choice and Voluntary Measure Programs

Rapid Expansion
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) is undertaking an ambitious light-rail expansion program. It already operates a 20 mi (32 km) light-rail starter system in the city of Dallas. Under construction...

Blocking the Tide
The city of Venice is in peril as a result of increased tidal flooding, and a proposed system of movable gates offers the greatest promise of safeguarding the city's future....

Protecting the Source
The city of New York is engaged in a five-year, $1.5 billion effort to protect water quality in the upstate watersheds that are the source of its drinking water. Under the terms of a 1997...

 

 

 

 

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