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act concerning a study of the feasibility of a rail rapid transit line to Dulles Airport

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the District of Columbia

act concerning a study of the feasibility of a rail rapid transit line to Dulles Airport

report (to accompany H.R. 4810) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office)

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the District of Columbia

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Subways -- Virginia,
  • Dulles International Airport (Va.)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 98th Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 98-735
    The Physical Object
    Pagination5 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14228900M

    In response to Congressional concern regarding the potential for accidents and incidents on rail transit systems, the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of (ISTEA) added Section 28 to the Federal Transit Act (codified at 49 U.S.C. Section ). This section requires the FTA to issue a regulation creating the first state-managed oversight program for rail transit safety. One of these is presently in the planning stage, the extension to Dulles Airport (and Loudoun County). See the official WMATA's website page Dulles Corridor Rapid Transit Project. See the official I Multimodal Transportation and Environmental Study on VDOT's website. Maryland had 5 proposed extensions in the ARS also.

    Rocky Mountain Rail Authority High-Speed Rail Feasibility Study Executive Summary TEMS, Inc. / Quandel Consultants, LLC / GBSM Inc. March ES-2 • Constrained/Highway Right-of-Way – Solely within, or contiguous to, the I or I highway rights-of-way. Federal Transit Administration Rail Modernization Study. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY. Overview. The nation’s seven largest rail transit agencies deliver over three billion passenger trips each year, relying on over 6, miles of track, 1, passenger stations and close to 15, rail .

    Public Utility Holding Act Urban Flight- VA loans Affluence. a rapid mode of transportation that can provide the quality of rail transit and the flexibility of buses.(rubber tired) Advantages of BRT over rail •Can be implemented quickly and incrementally •Can be the most flexible rapid transit mode •Cost effective •Can operate.   Amtrak operates on the Hudson Line, between Spuyten Duyvil and Poughkeepsie, and on the New Haven Line, between New Rochelle and New Haven. The West of Hudson Service, the Port Jervis and the Pascack Valley Lines, operates from New Jersey Transit Rail Operations' (NJ Transit) Hoboken terminal, providing service to Rockland and Orange counties.


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Act concerning a study of the feasibility of a rail rapid transit line to Dulles Airport by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the District of Columbia Download PDF EPUB FB2

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