Advanced Transport Systems: Infrastructure, Technologies, Operations, Economics, Environment, and Society/Policy

  • Milan JanićEmail author


This chapter describes selected HS (High Speed) passenger transport systems and their multicriteria ranking based on their infrastructural, technical/technological, operational, economic, environmental, and social/policy performances. These include the constantly growing APT (Air Passenger Transport) and an HSR (High Speed Rail), as well as forthcoming TRM (TransRapid MAGLEV) systems. Such a multicriteria approach has proven convenient regarding the general objectives expected to be fulfilled by the above-mentioned HS) systems as well as the often conflicting preferences of the increasing number of actors/stakeholders involved in the DM (Decision Making) process (Giuliano 1985; Haimes 1985; Speling 1984).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Transport and Planning DepartmentFaculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Delft University of TechnologyDelftThe Netherlands

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