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Passenger Transport After 2000 A.D.

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ISBN 9780367746889
April 30, 2023 Forthcoming by Routledge
288 Pages

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Book Description

Originally published in 1995 this book provides an authoritative and stimulating account of the issues and problems facing transport planners in the 21st century. The contributors – leading authorities from North America and Europe – put forward a wide range of points from which future technical developments and transport will be approached. They review the ways in which human needs and national expectations can be served by technological developments in the 21st Century.

Table of Contents

Preface.Introduction Part 1: Local Transport 1. Three Years of S-Bahn Zürich 2. Growth and Infrastructure in the Sound Region 3. Waterborne Passenger Transport 4. Buses 5. Surface Access to Airports Part 2: Inter-Urban Transport Systems 6. The European High Speed Network 7. The Future of InterCity Rail in Britain 8. High Speed Maglev 9. Regional Airlines in Europe Part 3: Intercontinental and Transcontinental Traffic 10. From Physics to Customers: The Jet Age Phase II 11. Regional Aircraft 12. Airbus and Future Passenger Aircraft Part 4: Transport Systems 1 13. The Intelligent Highway and the Passenger 14. The Future of Road Transport 15. The Intelligent Highway: Into the Twenty-First Century Part 5: Transport Systems 2 16. European Air Traffic Control – Applying the Technology 17. Global Systems: The Challenge Part 6: Conclusions 18. Summary and Conclusions

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