Public Transport in the Era of ITS: Forms of Public Transport

  • Kjell JanssonEmail author
  • Ingmar Andreasson
  • Karl Kottenhoff
Part of the Springer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic book series (STTT)


This chapter describes the characteristics of public transport systems, seen as a system. With public transport system, we mean mainly the technical system of different modes of transport including vehicles and infrastructure as well as their characteristics, such as capacity in various traffic concepts.


Public Transport Rail System Light Rail Public Transport System Metro System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kjell Jansson
    • 2
    Email author
  • Ingmar Andreasson
    • 1
  • Karl Kottenhoff
    • 3
  1. 1.LogistikCentrum ABV FrölundaSweden
  2. 2.StockholmSweden
  3. 3.Dept of Transport ScienceKTHStockholmSweden

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