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Guidelines for Estimating Trip Times, Energy Use and Emissions for HSGT Technologies

  • 14
  • Dec
  • 2001
AUTHOR: Donald M. Rote
OFFICE: RPD
SUBJECT: High-Speed Passenger Rail
KEYWORDS: High Speed Ground Transportation, Maglev, Guided Ground Transportation Modes
ABSTRACT: [From the Introduction] In the present report, the task of estimating, quantitatively, the energy use and emissions associated with the introduction of maglev as a new mode of mass transportation is addressed. For comparison purposes, methods of estimating those quantities for more conventional modes of transportation including high-speed rail and commercial jet aircraft are also presented.
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