High-Speed Rail Meeting
- Louisiana Railroads Must Ask State for Permission to Close Crossings. // U.S. Rail News;8/12/2009, Vol. 32 Issue 16, p7
The article reports that state Judge William Morvant has ruled that the Louisiana Railroad Association failed to prove the new rules on railroads in Louisiana. It states that the decision orders railroad companies to seek approval from the Public Service Commission before closing private grade...
- 10-year transport plan unveiled for the UK. // Engineer (00137758);7/23/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7656, p7
No abstract available.
- Human Factor and Sea Accidents. // Logistics & Transport Focus;Sep99, Vol. 1 Issue 3, p4
The Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions has started consultation on the European Commission's latest proposals for revitalizing Europe's railroads. The proposals cover accelerated completion of the liberalization of the rail freight market, so that freight train operators...
- Rail Commission Report. // America;3/17/1962, Vol. 106 Issue 23, p785
The author reflects on the report of the U.S. Presidential Railroad Commission submitted to President John F. Kennedy on February 28, 1962. The author explains that the report should provide a basis for settlement of the dispute between the railroads and their operating employees. It notes that...
- Statistics Not the Whole Story for Rails. Abbate, Patricia // Traffic World;2/13/2006, Vol. 270 Issue 7, p6
The article comments on the national transportation policy covering the efforts from the public and private sectors in mode of transportation such as the rail system in the U.S. The policy is the national collaborative effort of all transportation modes which is a way of insuring increased...
- Transportation will win with broad support. // Inside Tucson Business;11/10/2003, Vol. 13 Issue 18, p4
Comments on the transportation plan in Tucson, Arizona. Rejection of several transportation plans; Need to formulate another transportation plan; Factors to be considered when formulating a plan.
- Transportation problem requires drastic solution. Schliesman, Kyle // Inside Tucson Business;11/10/2003, Vol. 13 Issue 18, p4
Comments on the failure of the transportation initiatives to address the problem in Tucson, Arizona. Rejection of the voters on several transportation plans; Need for a transportation system that will meet the growth needs of the city; Formulation of a plan that would benefit the entire region.
- The secret reason transit always fails. Waxman, Lionel // Inside Tucson Business;11/10/2003, Vol. 13 Issue 18, p5
Discusses the reason of the rejection of a transportation plan in Tucson, Arizona. Disapproval of voters on the terms of the initiative; Disadvantages of using a public transportation; Problem on the source of funding for the project.
- New Realism and Local Realities: Local Transport Planning in Leicester and Cambridgeshire. Bulkeley, Harriet; Rayner, Tim // Urban Studies (Routledge);Jan2003, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p35
In this paper, we seek to contribute to the debate concerning the emergence of a 'new realism' in transport planning in the UK, through an examination of the development of Local Transport Plans. After describing the background to these policy changes, we consider how one central tenet of the...