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Metropolitan Transit Planning: Towards a Hierarchical and Conceptual Framework

Metropolitan Transit Planning: Towards a Hierarchical and Conceptual Framework

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Lays out a framework for transportation planning at the level of a metropolitan area, and distinguishes between broad transportation planning and planning by transit system operations. Introduces concepts of (1) hierarchical networks; (2) transit shed; and (3) mobility shed.

At the end there are a few slides about transportation blogging
Lays out a framework for transportation planning at the level of a metropolitan area, and distinguishes between broad transportation planning and planning by transit system operations. Introduces concepts of (1) hierarchical networks; (2) transit shed; and (3) mobility shed.

At the end there are a few slides about transportation blogging

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Published by: rllayman on Jul 21, 2010
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METROPOLITAN MASS TRANSIT PLANNING:TOWARDS A HIERARCHICAL & CONCEPTUALFRAMEWORKPRESENTATION @ UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARETHURSDAY, MARCH 18
TH
, 2010Richard Layman
 
Concepts
Hierarchy
Monocentricvs. polycentric transit networks
Mode
Frequency
Transit Network vs. Transit Route
Services integration
 
Transit network framework:Five scales
International
(
connections between countries)
N
ational
(
Interstate Highways, Freight railroads, Amtrak)
R
egional/multi-state
covers two or more metropolitan areas
(f
reeways, certain passenger railroad service, inter-city bus)
M
etropolitan
(
transit services in a particular metropolitan area suchas Philadelphia, Baltimore, NYC, or Washington)
S
ub-metropolitan
(
transit subnetworkswithin a metro, di
ff
erentiatingbetween
f
oundational cross-jurisdictional services and those withinjurisdictions)

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