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Urban public transportation glossary

Urban public transportation glossary

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Published by The Council in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban transportation -- Dictionaries.,
  • Local transit -- Dictionaries.,
  • Transportation -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Rev. and updateded. of, Glossary of urban public transportation terms. 1978.

    Other titlesGlossary of urban public transportation terms.
    StatementSubcommittee on Definitions, Committee on Public Transportation Planning and Development, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council ; editor, Benita H. Gray.
    ContributionsGray, Benita H., National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Public Transportation Planning and Development. Subcommittee on Definitions.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE141
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22375345M
    ISBN 100309047188

    University Research and Training Division: An analysis of the potential for dynamic ridesharing in a low-density area / (Washington: U.S. Urban Mass Transportation Administration Office of Policy, Budget and Program Development Office of Policy Research University Research and Training Program, ), also by Thomas E. Steahr, William H. Groff. public realm is all public open space and rightsof-way (streets, sidewalks, alleys, hike and bike trails, etc.); also public space that is formed by architecture or landscape features to create commons, courtyards, quadrangles, urban parks, woonerf, etc. Urban Transport Problem Solutions Investment in Additional Road Capacity-bypasses to divert traffic Traffic Management Rationalization Measures- one way streets, phasing of traffic light controls, parking restrictions, HOV lanes Bus Priority and Allied Proposals Vehicle Restraint Schemes-Congestion Pricing Rail Rapid Transit Transport.


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Get this from a library. Glossary of urban public transportation terms. [National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board.

Committee on Public Transportation Planning and Development. Subcommittee on Definitions.]. URBAN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION GLOSSARY. This glossary is a revision and update of Transportation Research Board Special ReportGlossary of Urban Public Transportation Terms, which was published in Experts in the fields covered by the glossary reviewed the previous glossary and made appropriate revisions, additions, and deletions.

Keywords: Urban transit, Urban transportation, Public transport, Rapid transit, Semirapid transit, Bus transit, Light Rail Transit, Metro systems, Commuter rail, Regional rail, Automated Guided Transit, Transit systems scheduling, Transit planning Contents: Glossary of Terms List of Abbreviations 1.

Classification of Transit SystemsFile Size: KB. Glossary Of Public Transportation Terms. 1 Accessibility • The extent to which facilities are barrier free and useable by disabled persons, including wheelchair users.

American Public Transportation Association (APTA) The national association for public transportation. TRB Special Report Glossary of Urban Public Transportation Terms attempts to serve as a basic reference for persons interested in urban transit planning.

It is designed to assist transit system operators to understand the analytical language of urban planners and the latter to understand the operational language of transit system operators. Much of the data is common sense also if you have looked into transportation or observed it in many of America's urban cities.

The explanation of definitions is great especially between terms that are similar. Taking into account that there are few text books found regarding the subject I give this book a somewhat good rating/5(2).

glossary of urban public transportation terms This glossary attempts to serve as a basic reference for persons interested in urban transit planning.

It is designed to assist transit system operators to understand the analytical language of urban planners and the latter to understand the operational language of transit system operators. This is the only current and in print book covering the full field of transit systems and technology.

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This book contains a collection of Urban public transportation glossary book research developments on the urban transportation systems. It describes rail transit systems, subways, bus rapid transit (BRT) systems, taxicabs, automobiles, etc. This book also studies the technical parameters and provides a comprehensive overview of the significant characteristics for urban transportation systems, including.

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• B - partially separated tracks/lanes, usually in street medians. This is the only current and in print book covering the full field of transit systems and technology.

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Public transport (also known as public transportation, public transit, mass transit, or simply transit) is a system of transport, in contrast to private transport, for passengers by group travel systems available for use by the general public, typically managed on a schedule, operated on established routes, and that charge a posted fee for each trip.

Transportation in urban areas is highly complex because of the modes involved, the multitude of origins and destinations, and the amount and variety of traffic. Traditionally, the focus of urban transportation has been on passengers as cities were viewed as locations of utmost human interactions with intricate traffic patterns linked to.

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Public transportation is a very effective solution to some of the mobility issues in cities and urban areas, and although it also comes with a set of challenges, transit agencies and city governments can take steps toward quicker and more cost-effective systems for getting people where they need to go, when they need to go there.

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (). It might be outdated or ideologically biased. Urban Transport the complex of various forms of transportation that transfers people and cargo within the territory of a city and the immediate suburban zones and that performs work related to planning and provision of public services and.

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