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Civil Engineering

1981

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Timed Transfer System Planning, Design And Operation, Vukan R. Vuchic, Richard Clarke, Angel Molinero Oct 1981

Timed Transfer System Planning, Design And Operation, Vukan R. Vuchic, Richard Clarke, Angel Molinero

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This study analyzes various methods of providing transit services in low-density areas. These areas can be classified into two major categories. First, suburban areas of medium and large cities; and second, entire medium and small cities which have low population densities. One of these types of areas is found in most cities.

The focus of this study is the type of transit network and operation in which special transit centers are organized at which vehicles from several different lines converge at the same time, enabling passengers to transfer between any two lines, and then depart in their respective directions. This ...