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Urban Transit : Operations, Planning and Economics

Urban Transit : Operations, Planning and Economics
Author: Vukan R. Vuchic
ISBN 13: 9780471632658
ISBN 10: 471632651
Edition: 1
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 2005-02-18
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 664
List Price: $155.00

In this follow-up to Transportation for Livable Cities(CUPR Press, 1999) and Urban Public Transportation Systems and Technology (Prentice-Hall, 1981), Vuchic (transportation engineering, city and regional planning, U. of Pennsylvania) completes his trilogy on the relationship of public transportation systems to urban livability. In covering transit system operations and planning worldwide, he reviews methodologies for transit unit and personnel scheduling; forms and methods of evaluating transit lines and networks; system management and regulation; and the entire planning process, including travel demand forecasting and comparison/selection of transportation modes. The text includes equations, chapter exercises, photos of transit options, and a glossary. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR