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function and growth of bus traffic within the sphere of urban influence

Sven Godlund

function and growth of bus traffic within the sphere of urban influence

by Sven Godlund

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Published by Royal University of Lund, Dept. of Geography : Gleerup in Lund .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sweden,
  • Sweden.
    • Subjects:
    • Bus lines -- Sweden -- Statistics.,
    • Central places -- Sweden.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 73-80.

      Statementby Sven Godlund.
      SeriesLund studies in geography : Ser. B, Human geography ;, no. 18
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE5680.A6 G62
      The Physical Object
      Pagination80 p. :
      Number of Pages80
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4611138M
      LC Control Number77374869

      Designating the Urban Interstates Urban Design Principles. circumferential or distribution routes-should be so placed as to give convenient express service to these various major traffic-generating foci within and in the environs of the city, and also to the business center of the city, the wholesale produce market, main industrial areas. Franklin Delano Roosevelt (quoted in Gostin, ) An effective public health system that can assure the nation’s health requires the collaborative efforts of a complex network of people and organizations in the public and private sectors, as well as an alignment of policy and practice of governmental public health agencies at the national, state, and local levels.

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      However, the increases in bicycling for students living between and km ( and miles) corresponded with decreases in bus rather than automobile commuting, suggesting bus and bicycle substitution for short commutes. There was a significant shift in long-distance commuting—greater than 16 km (10 miles)—from automobile to bus. Many urban analysts believe suburban sprawl has become an important issue because it helps generate two types of problems: growth‐related difficulties like rising traffic congestion, and high.


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The studies have shown that the optimal value of traffic flow for urban streets varies 40 km/h to 50 km/h [1]. In urban conditions, the maximum bus speed is limited (generally, to 60 km/h).