Transportation Quarterly

Winter 1999 Volume 53, Number 1


A Letter from the President


Book Review: Review of Railroad Mergers: History, Analysis, Insight

Paul D. Larson


National Studies of the U.S. Transportation System

Edward Weiner


Models of Government Regulation of Privatized Transit Systems in Five Latin American Cities

David A. Lee


Planning Theories and Concepts, Implementation Strategies, and Integrated Transportation Network Elements in Curitiba

Marta E. Frausto

TQ Interviews: William W. Millar, President, American Public Transit Association, and Hans Rat, Secretary General, International Association of Public Transport

Kenneth Orski


Two Climatologists Discuss the Issue of Global Warming

Rupert Welch


Realities of Automotive Safety

Ronald G. Burns


Should Amtrak Survive as a National Rail System?

Randolph R. Resor


Attitude of Greek Drivers Toward Road Safety

George Kanellaidis

George Yannis

Mihalis Harvatis


Air, High-speed Rail, or Highway: A Cost Comparison in the California Corridor

David Levinson

Adib Kanajani

David Gillen



Transportation Quarterly

Spring 1999 Volume 53, Number 2


A Letter from the President


Technologies and Policies for Controlling Greenhouse Gas Emissions from the U.S. Automobile and Light Truck Fleet

Steve Plotkin


MPOs and Railroad Intermodal Terminals: Successful Development Strategies

Frank R. Harder


The Need for an Integrated Intermodal Transport Liability Regime

Regina Asariotis


The Evolution of Travel Demand Management

Erik Ferguson


TQ Interview: Francis B. Francois, Recently Retired Executive Director of AASHTO

Kenneth Orski


Traffic Engineering Approaches to Improving Pedestrian Safety

Richard A. Retting


A Strategic Overview of Goods Movement in the Greater Toronto Area

Julius Gorys

Imants Hausmanis


National Transportation Organizations: Their Roles in the Policy Development and the Implementation Process, 1999 Stakeholders Directory Update



Transportation Quarterly

Summer 1999 Volume 53, Number 3


A Letter from the President


Ideas in Motion:


Taxing Away the Benefits of Personal Vehicle Travel

Thomas F. Hogart


Drayage: Freight’s Premier Bench Player

Kevin N. Chang and Nancy L. Nihan


The New Transportation Faculty: The Evolution to Engineering Systems

Joseph M. Sussman


Recent Advances in Understanding the Effects of Highway Investment on the U.S. Economy

Arthur C. Jacoby


Effects of Highway Investment on the Competitiveness of U.S. Firms

Eric W Beshers


TQ Interview: National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Jim Hall

Rupert Welch


Y2K and WNRO: Implications for Transportation

Said M. Easa

Eva Lerner-Lam

Kenneth R. Harvey


How Local Jurisdictions Finance Traffic-Calming Projects

Asha Weinstein

Elizabeth Deakin


The Cost-Effectiveness of Safety Options for Big Public School Buses in Florida

Michael R. Baltes


Organizing for Traffic Safety: The Corridor Traffic Safety Program in the State of Washington

Steven D. Stehr


Book Reviews: James A. Dunn’s Driving Forces: The Auto and Its Enemies

Kenneth Orski


Transportation Paradise: Realm of the Nearly Perfect Automobile?

John Pucher


Transportation in America: Supplement to the 16th Edition

Rosalyn Wilson




Transportation Quarterly

Fall 1999 Volume 53, Number 4


A Letter from the President


Ideas in Motion:


In Search of “Livability” – A Commentary

Kenneth Orski


Smart Growth: Coming to a Place Near You

Roy Kienitz


A New Transportation Paradigm

Scheffer Lang


A Global Review of Energy Use in Urban Transport Systems and Its Implications for Urban Transport and Land-Use Policy

Jeff Kenworthy

Felix Laube


Increasing the Social Acceptability of Urban Transport Projects

Jonathan L. Gifford


Reviving HOV Lanes

Robert Cervera


Passenger Handling in Downtown Areas of Australia and New Zealand

Lynn O. Purnell


Bus Prioritization Measures in New Zealand and Australia

Cheryl D. Soon

Kang Hu


Mobility Demands of Urban Fields

Sigurd Grava


The Taxi as a Transit Mode

Michel Trudel