Los Angeles County Public Transportation System: Its Operation and Use by Customers
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Operations Division is organized into four basic units-Metro Bus Operations, Metro Bus Maintenance, Metro Operations Support, and Metro...

Urban Public Transportation System in Miami-Dade County and Its Operations and Use by People
The existing transit system and planned expansions for the Miami-Dade County is described. As such, the Miami-Dade Transit Agency (MDTA) is one of the largest departments within Miami-Dade...

Urban Public Transportation System of New York City and Its Operation and Use by People
New York City has eleven major bridges and four major auto tunnels reaching within its borders. There are more than 3,000 miles of bus routes in the Greater New York Metropolitan Area...

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...

Urban Public Transportation in Pusan and Its Operations and Use by People
The public transport system in Pusan is described, discussing the system characteristics, operations, and usage by people. Focus is given on three main modes of transit: bus, metro and...

Innovative Electronic Fare Collection: Hanaro Traffic Cards
Pusan adopted a 'Hanaro Traffic Card' system for its transit system, using contactless smart card technology. It has many notable and unique features. It is a contactless, prepaid and...

Socioeconomic Characteristics, Land Use and Travel Patterns of São Paulo, Brazil
The Sao paulo metropolitan region is experiencing intense growth in the last decades and has consolidated itself as the most important economic and political region in the country. Current...

Urban Public Transit System in the City of São Paulo, Brazil: Its Operations and Use by People
This paper describes the current situation of the public transport system in the city of Sa˜o Paulo, Brazil, and its metropolitan area, with emphasis on current developments....

Urban Public Transportation in Seoul: System, Operation, Use by People
A review is given on two of the most predominant public transit modes in Seoul, the subway and bus systems. The contents include important characteristics of these modes in terms of system...

Development of the New Transit System Concepts in Korea
New transit systems technologies including the Automated Guideway Transit (AGT), stand out in the world's major cities in respect to its promise of relatively lower construction costs...

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...

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,...

The Washington Region: Land Use and Travel Patterns
The Washington Region is the eighth largest metropolitan area in the United States, with a population of four million people spread over 4,000 square miles. By 2020, the region's population...

Socioeconomic Characteristics, Land Use and Travel Patterns of Mexico City
Mexico City has grown from an agreeable city with a population of a million people to an expanding megalopolis of around seventeen million. The metropolitan area extends across two distinct,...

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...

 

 

 

 

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