WIT Press

Feasibility Of Potential Radial Corridors For Guided Urban Transport Technologies In Greater Belfast

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT950031

Volume

18

Pages

10

Published

1995

Size

920 kb

Author(s)

J.D. Ferguson, J.M. McEldowney & A. Smyth

Abstract

This case study reviews part of a 15 month evaluation of guided urban transit for the Greater Belfast area carried out by a joint Universities land-use transportation unit (JULUTU) from the two universities named above. The existing transport scene is set by considering some basic parameters such as current public transport ridership, car ownership and central area parking in the private and public domain. Recent and future short term infrastructure changes in transportation are described and the effects on transportation patterns of changing land use within the Laganside city river development are forecast. Three radial corridors were screened positive f

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