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Departmental Papers (ESE)

1977

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Integrated Urban Transportation ‑ A Major Challenge For Transportation Engineers, Vukan R. Vuchic Oct 1977

Integrated Urban Transportation ‑ A Major Challenge For Transportation Engineers, Vukan R. Vuchic

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Pedestrians, private automobile, public transpor­tation and other modes are components of a total urban transportation system. However, for historical reasons and because of major differences in their physical, operational and cost characteristics, different modes are being planned and operated by different organizations or public agencies.


Which Mode Can Save Most Energy? No Simple Answer Exists, Vukan R. Vuchic Oct 1977

Which Mode Can Save Most Energy? No Simple Answer Exists, Vukan R. Vuchic

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Written testimony commenting on the CBO's report, "Energy Saving Potential of Urban Mass Transit," submitted for the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works hearing on the 5th of October,1977.


Heavy Obstacles For Light Rail, Vukan R. Vuchic Sep 1977

Heavy Obstacles For Light Rail, Vukan R. Vuchic

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Close to 500 persons, including government officials, transit system operators, city planners, car builders, suppliers, and consultants, came to Boston Aug. 28-31 for a "National Conference on Light Rail Transit." Although the size of the crowd was evidence of light rail's growing popularity (RA, Aug. 8, p. 36), the conference also heard warnings about trends that could hamper the growth of light rail. Vukan R. Vuchic, pro­fessor of transportation engineering at the University of Pennsylvania, discussed some of those disturbing trends in a speech delivered at the meeting. Following are excerpts of his remarks.


Discussion Of Reports At The 42nd Uitp International Congress In Montreal, Vukan R. Vuchic Jan 1977

Discussion Of Reports At The 42nd Uitp International Congress In Montreal, Vukan R. Vuchic

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No abstract provided.