Transportation Quarterly

Winter 1997 Volume 51, Number 1


Table of Contents


Letter From The President


Ideas in Motion

Counterpoint: Who Should Make Decisions Regarding Highway Maintenance?

Peter Samuel


Amtrak: Revenue Projections and Air Fare Sensitivity

Daniel G. Williams

Joseph J. Warren


ADA and the Demand for Paratransit

Jonathan C. Levine


Impact of Dredging New York Harbor

Asaf Ashar


Appraisal of European Freight Transport Corridors

Dimitrios Tsamboulas

Athanasios Ballis

Franco Ercolani


Parking Pricing Without Tears: Trip Reduction Programs

Richard W. Willson


Ten Myths About Transportation for the Elderly

Joseph F. Coughlin

Annalynn Lacombe


Planning Urban Networks: The Islamabad Example

John M. Frantzeskakis

Naveed A. Butt


Parking Policies and Commuting Behavior

Gerard C. S. Mildner

James G. Strathman

Martha J. Bianco


Managing Traffic Speeds in Residential Areas

Karl Kim


Leaders Fostering Leaders: An Investment in Tomorrow

Tracy E. Dunleavy

Simon Washington




Transportation Quarterly

Spring 1997 Volume 51, Number 2


Table of Contents


Letter From The President


Ideas in Motion

What Do Recent Trends Tell Us About the Success of Ridesharing Programs?


Carpooling: Past Trends and Future Prospects

Alan E. Pisarski


Ridesharing Programs Cost Little, Do a Lot

John Hirten, AICP

Steve Beroldo


Port Development Trends in Latin America

Paul E. Kent

Anatoly Hochstein, Ph.D.


Public Ownership of Railroads in the United States

David C. Nice, Ph.D.


Tel Aviv Transit Authority: A Proposed Structure

Robert E. Paaswell, Ph.D.


Electric Station Cars in the San Francisco Bay Area

Robert Cervera, Ph.D.


Metroroutes: An Urban Transportation Innovation

Christian Gerondeau


Open Access to Rail Networks

Arthur S. De Vany, Ph.D.

W David Walls, Ph.D.


Dilemmas of Transportation Security

Joseph Szyliowicz, Ph.D.

Paul Viotti, Ph.D.


Congestion Pricing: Public Polling Perspective

Thomas J. Higgins


Parking: Legislation and Transportation Plans

John Shaw, Ph.D.


Disseminating Transportation Information

Daniel B. Rathbone, Ph.D.




Transportation Quarterly

Summer 1997 Volume 51, Number 3


Table of Contents Letter from the President


Ideas in Motion: Maximizing the Economic Impacts of Transportation


Economic Returns from Transportation Investment

Damian J. Kulash


Why Invest in Transportation?

Lawrence D. Dahms


Moving People and Goods in a Global, Information-based Economy

Larry Magid


Putting Transportation Investments in Context

Cameron Gordon


A TQ Interview with Dr. Thomas D. Larson, Chairman of the Working Group on Intercity Rail

Rupert Welch


General Motors and the Demise of Streetcars

Cliff Slater


Impacts of Privatization on the Performance of Urban Transit Systems

Matthew G. Karlaftis

Jason S. Wasson

Erin S. Steadham


Congestion Thresholds for Lane Additions on Tollways

Abishai Polus

Joseph Craus


Secondary Crashes: An Important Component of Roadway Incident Management

Richard A. Raub


Railroad Track Productivity: A Historical Perspective

Jeffrey D. Chapman

Carl D. Martland


Distance-based Vehicle Insurance as a TDM Strategy

Todd Litman



Transportation Quarterly

Fall 1997 Volume 51, Number 4


Letter from the President


Ideas in Motion: What Does the Future Hold for Amtrak?


Overseas Experience Shows How to Shut Down Amtrak

Joseph Vranich


Amtrak Has a Future

Ross B. Capon


Is the Working Group Report a Prescription for Terminating Amtrak’s National System?

Joseph J. Warren


Ideas in Motion: Performance Measures and Transportation Funding


Transportation Funding: Formula Based or Performance Based

Anson Gock


MPO Performance: Why, How, When? A Scene from the Rear-View Mirror

David T. Hartgen


Bicycling Boom in Germany: A Revival Engineered by Public Policy

John Pucher


Legal Implications of Automated Highway Systems

Snehamay Khasnabis

James T. Ellis

Mirza F. Baig


Privacy and Electronic Clearance Systems

Robert Gellman


Airline Liberalization: The Case of the Israeli Airline Industry

Tomer Goodovitch


Toll-Road Partnerships: What Works, What Doesn’t, and Why?

Charles L. Wright

Daniel J. Freire Coloma


Road Transport in the Balkans

Richard Beilock

Krassen Stanchev


The Catch-22 of Congestion Pricing

Charles S. Colgan

Gary Quinlin