Abstract

This is a seed grant study to perform a preliminary investigation of the system components and generalized costs of the magnetic levitation type of high speed rail system that is proposed for the Southern California Region, TGV‐based high speed rail, and urban rapid transit with special focus on bus rapid transit (BRT). This technology overview summarizes the key aspects of these transit technologies and provides comparative cost information to feed a more comprehensive feasibility analysis.

Disciplines

Urban, Community and Regional Planning

Number of Pages

47

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URL: http://digitalcommons.calpoly.edu/crp_fac/51