NAVSTAR Global Positioning System Surveying
Technical Engineering and Design Guides, as adapted from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, No. 28. This manual provides technical specifications and...

Socioeconomic Characteristics and Transportation in Berlin
Berlin's future as a site of commerce and services, as a significant goods handling center and as an important focus for commercial relationships, is dependent upon an intact transportation...

Public Transport in Helsinki
Public transport's share of traffic has not improved in the 90s, although passenger volumes has risen. Improving public transport's share of traffic is important. In fact, there are many...

Socioeconomic Characteristics, Land Use and Travel Patterns in Los Angeles County
The City of Los Angeles is the largest city in the County and covers 1,209 km2 with a population of 3.7 million. Thus, it also has the second highest...

Does Congestion Management Improve Public Transit?
Traffic congestion, one of the main urban problems of Sao Paulo, is quantified thru the monitoring of the congestion queue lengths (CQL). Due to the growth of peak CQL in recent years,...

Socioeconomic Characteristics, Land Use and Travel Patterns in Seoul
The nature of the city in terms of the need for public transportation is discussed. As such, the public transportation modes to be dealt with are subway, bus, and taxi. This paper consists...

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...

Application of New Technology in Public Transportation Systems in Singapore
With the economic expansion, population growth, the high rate of household formation and population dispersion in Singapore, the number of daily trips made is expected to increase. To...

Development of Transit Capacity and Quality of Service Manual
A study was conducted to develop updated principles, practices, and procedures for transit capacity and quality of service. Such a study focuses on developing a new Transit Capacity and...

Humboldt Beach and Dune Monitoring
Since 1881, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has maintained the entrance channel to Humboldt Bay on the Northern California Coast. This is accomplished through the annual dredging of approximately...

Technology in Support of Policy: The Sandag Regional Beach Monitoring Program
This paper describes a regional beach monitoring program conducted in San Diego County, California, by the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG). Initiated in 1996, the program...

Emerging FHWA Transportation and Air Quality Issues

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,...

Beijing Public Transport Company: Facing the 21st Century
As the major operator of Beijing conventional surface public transportation, the Beijing Public Transport Group Company, Ltd. (BPTC) provides services not only to the urban and suburban...

Conditional Priority at Controlled Intersections to Improve Public Transport Punctuality
The market share of public transport depends highly on the travel time ratio to private transport. The public transport travel time includes among other elements waiting times at stops...

Socioeconomic Land Use and Travel Patterns in Amsterdam
The number of inhabitants in Amsterdam is influenced by various developments such as the move to the suburbs, foreign immigration on the growth of prosperity. Important factors for the...

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....

Notable Features of the Public Transit Systems in Chennai City
Certain unique features of the bus and rail transit system of Chennai City are presented. These features are related to the aspects concerning the development, operation and management...

Roadspace Reallocation Increasing Bus Use
This paper briefly outlines the history and current development of the role of the bus and how roadspace re-allocation particularly through bus priority is used to increase public transport...

Roadway and Curbside Traffic Simulation for Las Vegas McCarran International Airport

 

 

 

 

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