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High speed ground transportation

Kenneth M. Mead

High speed ground transportation

financing issues : statement of Kenneth M. Mead, Director, Transportation Issues, Resources, Community, and Economic Development Division, before the Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Transportation, United States Senate

by Kenneth M. Mead

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Published by The Office, The Office [distributor in [Washington, D.C.], [Gaithersburg, MD] (P.O. Box 6015, Gaithersburg 20884-6015) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • High speed ground transportation -- Government policy -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
    SeriesTestimony -- GAO/T-RCED-93-14., Testimony -- GAO/T-RCED-93-14.
    ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination13, [4] p.
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14694923M

    HIGH-SPEED GROUND TRANSPORTATION FEASIBILITY STUDY: I (MASSACHUSETTS TURNPIKE) CORRIDOR--BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, TO THE NEW YORK STATE LINE. A preliminary evaluation of the compatibility of a high-speed ground transportation system with an existing Interstate highway corridor is documented. Hiemcke, Christoph, "Design of a wing section in ground effect: application to high speed ground transportation " (). Retrospective Theses and Dissertations.

    The Intercity High-Speed Rail Commission (IHSRC) was created in July of The body was charged with creating a year high-speed intercity ground transportation plan, with construction beginning in A rail line from San Francisco to Los Angeles was to be its first priority. The United States had a government-funded supersonic transport (SST) program during the s. That program was canceled in because of increasing concerns over economic viability, environmental acceptability, and the inadequate state of the needed technologies. Technology studies for a future.

    - Explore rodrigo's board "HighSpeed Train Concepts" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Train, Transportation design and Transportation pins. Book Description. Incorporates More Than 25 Years of Research and Experience. Railway Transportation Systems: Design, Construction and Operation presents a comprehensive overview of railway passenger and freight transport systems, from design through to construction and operation. It covers the range of railway passenger systems, from conventional and high speed inter-urban systems through to.


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The High Speed Ground Transportation Act of (Public Law79 Stat. ) was the first attempt by the U.S. Congress to foster the growth of high-speed rail in the U.S. The High Speed Ground Transportation Act was introduced immediately following the creation of Japan's first high-speed Shinkansen, or "bullet train" and was signed into law by President Lyndon B.

Johnson as part of his. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hammitt, Andrew G. Aerodynamics of high speed ground transportation. [North Hollywood, Calif.] Western Periodicals Co. Additional Physical Format: Online version: High-speed ground transportation for America.

[Washington, D.C.]: Federal Railroad Administration, []. High-Speed and Maglev Trains, Magnetic Levitation Technology, High-Speed Ground Transportation (HSGT), FRA Development Program (CD-ROM) [U.S.

Government] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. High-Speed and Maglev Trains, Magnetic Levitation Technology, High-Speed Ground Transportation (HSGT)Author: U.S. Government. Maglev Train Technologies and High-Speed Rail Programs: A Comprehensive Guide to Advanced Magnetic Levitation Technology, Benefits, and Advantages (Ringbound Book and CD-ROM Set) [U.S.

Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Maglev Train Technologies and High-Speed Rail Programs: A 3/5(2). Study: Ultra-High-Speed Ground Transportation System Would Be ‘Transformative’ Written By Antoinette Alexander A Business Case Analysis, conducted by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), detailed the benefits of implementing an ultra-high-speed ground transportation system connecting the Cascadia region.

SHOWMETRAIN: High Speed Interstate Passenger Rail System that also transports Electrical and Communication Lines on a transportation platform just above the surface; coast to coast and border to border.

Now Boarding. of resources for the development of high-speed ground transportation (HSGT) in the United States. GAO noted that: (1) the administration has proposed legislation and requested 1. 3 billion to foster high-speed rail technology development and designate high-speed rail corridors; (2) the cost of implementing high-speed rail programs increases.

The report accounts for High Speed Ground Transportation activities and covers the period ending 30 September Previous reports of the former Office of High Speed Ground Transportation have served as a source book on the HSGT Program for Congressional Committees, other DOT organizations, prospective contractors, academicians, and others.

Transportation Technology Center, Inc. (TTCI), is a railroad testing and training facility located northeast of Pueblo, originated as the Department of Transportation's High Speed Ground Test Center as a site to test several hovertrain concepts.

When those projects were completed in the s, the site was handed to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA). Legislature Home; House of Representatives; Senate; Find Your District Find Your District; Laws & Agency Rules; Bill Information; Agendas, Schedules, and Calendars; Legislative Committees.

Ron Pate, Director Scott Richman. WSDOT Rail, Freight and Ports Division CH2M HILL, INC. Decem Ultra-High-Speed Ground Transportation Feasibility Study.

Tube-based vacuum transportation was conceptualized over years ago, as a means to achieve ultra-high-speed ground transportation and efficient inter-city travel.

An early version was prototyped in by Boris Weinberg. The system is designed with the following objectives: • High-speed passenger transportation – greatly exceeding the speed capability of high-speed rail and conven- tional trains, and exceeding the speed of fossil-fuel-dependent airline jet flights.

• High-frequency departures: passengers need not plan a trip long in advance. (1) Implement high-speed ground transportation service offering top speeds over m.p.h.

between Everett and Portland, Oregon by This would be accomplished by meeting the intermediate objectives of a maximum travel time between downtown Portland and downtown Seattle of two hours and thirty minutes by the year and maximum travel time of two hours by the year.

High Speed Ground Transportation for America - a comprehensive examination of the potentials and pitfalls of a national high speed ground transportation system for the nation.

The Location and Design of Intermodal Stations for a High Speed Ground Transportation System - executive summary of a page report prepared for the Federal Railroad. Atlanta to Chattanooga High Speed Ground Transportation Project 1 Fall Project Overview The Project is a comprehensive planning effort, including a transparent public and agency involvement process, to evaluate and identify a corridor for proposed, new high-speed intercity passenger rail service connecting Atlanta, Georgia and.

Ultra High-Speed Ground Transportation Study. Prepared for. Washington State Department of Transportation. December Prepared by. CH2M HILL, Inc. SW Fourth Avenue, 3rd Floor Portland, OR High speed passenger rail systems ( mph and above) now operate in Japan, France, and Great Britain.

Several states and local governments, as well as private sector groups, have undertaken feasibility studies to assess the outlook for introducing high speed passenger rail. The Cascadia Innovation Corridor ­has a desire better connect the Cascadia region, which extends from Portland, through Seattle, to Vancouver, BC.

One way in which this section of the Pacific Northwest hopes to be brought together is through ultra-high-speed ground transportation that would bring riders from Seattle to Vancouver (or to Portland) in only one hour. Analyses of track shift under high-speed vehicle-track interaction: safety of high speed ground transportation systems.

Published Date: Language: English [PDF MB] Viewer; Details; Supporting Files; Related Documents; You May Also Like; This document cannot be previewed automatically as it exceeds 5 MB.HIGH SPEED GROUND TRANSPORTATION Strategic Approach Needed for Introduction of HSGT Statement of Kenneth M.

Mead Director, Transportation Issues, Resources, Community, and Economic Development Division (;AOlT-RCEDHigh-speed ground transportation noise and vibration impact assessment: final report / Carl E.

Hanson [and three others]. Format Online Resource Book Published Washington, District of Columbia: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration, Office of Railroad Policy and Development,