Departmental Papers (ESE)

Abstract

Mr. Vukan R. Vuchic deals with the latest developments of metro networks and with their future state in the 21st century.

He recalls the basic characteris­tics of metro and the positive and stimulating role it can play in large cities. While its first networks were opened more than a century ago, metro still knows an impor­tant growth: for example, it is the best adapted means of transport in some large cities in developing countries. Furthermore, technical improvements and a diversifi­cation of existing systems allow an ideal adaptation to the particu­lar conditions of each city.

At the end of the article, the author goes on with the debate begun in the issue 3/1986 of the Revue following the World Bank study.

Document Type

Journal Article

Date of this Version

1986

Publication Source

UITP Revue

Volume

4

Start Page

307

Last Page

334

Copyright/Permission Statement

Posted with permission from UITP.

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Date Posted: 09 January 2017