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Metro Rail Projects In India: A Study In Project Planning

M. Ramachandran

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073987
eISBN:
9780199080847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073987.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Taking stock of the urban transport scenario in Indian cities, this is the first full-length study of the metro rail system in India. In recent times the metro rail has come up as a favoured ... More


Driving Ambivalence

John Macdonald, Charles Branas, and Robert Stokes

in Changing Places: The Science and Art of New Urban Planning

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691195216
eISBN:
9780691197791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195216.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter assesses the role of transportation and street environments in people's lives and how reliance on the automobile has shaped the United States and other parts of the world. The ... More


Saving the Subway

Philip Mark Plotch

in Last Subway: The Long Wait for the Next Train in New York City

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780801453663
eISBN:
9781501745034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453663.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter describes how, in the 1970s, the New York City subway system continued the downward spiral of fewer riders, budget cuts, and reduced service, which led to a loss of more riders, further ... More


Hyderabad Metro

M. Ramachandran

in Metro Rail Projects In India: A Study In Project Planning

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073987
eISBN:
9780199080847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073987.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses the development of the metro rail system in Hyderabad. It details the various phases of the project from proposal to implementation. The project demonstrates that is it only ... More


An Empty Promise

Philip Mark Plotch

in Last Subway: The Long Wait for the Next Train in New York City

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780801453663
eISBN:
9781501745034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453663.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines how parks commissioner Robert Moses had been a powerful player in Fiorello La Guardia's administration and a dominant force under William O'Dwyer. Moses simultaneously held ... More


Running the Rails: Capital and Labor in the Philadelphia Transit Industry

James Wolfinger

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702402
eISBN:
9781501704239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702402.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Philadelphia exploded in violence in 1910. The general strike that year was a notable point, but not a unique one, in a generations-long history of conflict between the workers and management at one ... More


From a Compact City into a Metropolis

Philip Mark Plotch

in Last Subway: The Long Wait for the Next Train in New York City

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780801453663
eISBN:
9781501745034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453663.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses how the creation of an urban transportation system transformed New York City. After private railroad companies built tracks for elevated railroads (Els) above the city's ... More


Mumbai Metro

M. Ramachandran

in Metro Rail Projects In India: A Study In Project Planning

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073987
eISBN:
9780199080847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073987.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses the development of the metro rail system in Mumbai. It details the various phases of the project from proposal to implementation. The project has been conceived in the right ... More


Managing drivers and vehicles for cost-effective operations in regulated transit systems

Omar Ibarra, Ricardo Giesen, and Juan Carlos Munoz

in Restructuring public transport through Bus Rapid Transit: An international and interdisciplinary perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447326168
eISBN:
9781447326236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326168.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Reducing the operating cost of public transport systems is a critical issue in order to provide an efficient service without increasing fares and/or subsidies. To achieve this, operational research ... More


Chennai Metro

M. Ramachandran

in Metro Rail Projects In India: A Study In Project Planning

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073987
eISBN:
9780199080847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073987.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses the development of the metro rail system in Chennai. It details the various phases of the project from proposal to implementation. Phase I of the Railways-operated Chennai MRTS ... More


Jaipur Metro

M. Ramachandran

in Metro Rail Projects In India: A Study In Project Planning

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073987
eISBN:
9780199080847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073987.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses the development of the metro rail system in Jaipur. It details the various phases of the project from proposal to implementation. The Durgapura to Ambabari corridor was ... More


East–West Metro in Kolkata

M. Ramachandran

in Metro Rail Projects In India: A Study In Project Planning

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073987
eISBN:
9780199080847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073987.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses the development of the east-west metro rail system in Kolkata. It details the various phases of the project from proposal to implementation. Kolkata is the only city in the ... More


Metro for Kochi

M. Ramachandran

in Metro Rail Projects In India: A Study In Project Planning

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073987
eISBN:
9780199080847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073987.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses the development of the metro rail system in Kochi. It details the various phases of the project from proposal to implementation. The detailed project report was prepared in ... More


Urban Development

Arvind Panagariya, Pinaki Chakraborty, and M. Govinda Rao

in State Level Reforms, Growth, and Development in Indian States

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199367863
eISBN:
9780199367887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367863.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Given the crucial importance of urbanization in the transition of an economy from an agrarian rural structure to a modern industrial one, this chapter discusses the policies conducive to healthy ... More


Hiding Only a Little: Shaded Organizations

Craig R. Scott

in Anonymous Agencies, Backstreet Businesses, and Covert Collectives: Rethinking Organizations in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804781381
eISBN:
9780804785631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781381.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter considers the mildly, moderately, and mostly shaded regions in the book’s framework for regionalizing organizations. The shaded regions are similar to the transparent region along any ... More


Last Subway: The Long Wait for the Next Train in New York City

Philip Mark Plotch

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780801453663
eISBN:
9781501745034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453663.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book is the fascinating and dramatic story behind New York City's struggle to build a new subway line under Second Avenue and improve transit services all across the city. The book reveals why ... More


A Long Wait for a Train

Philip Mark Plotch

in Last Subway: The Long Wait for the Next Train in New York City

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780801453663
eISBN:
9781501745034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453663.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This introductory chapter provides an overview of New York's near-mythical subway under Second Avenue. Since the 1930s, the line has symbolized New York's inability to modernize its infrastructure ... More


Better Lives and Better Incomes, but Slim Prospects for Shared Prosperity

Rita Afsar and Mahabub Hossain

in Dhaka's Changing Landscape: Prospects for Economic Development, Social Change, and Shared Prosperity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190121112
eISBN:
9780190991258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190121112.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Chapter 9 prepares a report card by highlighting the major findings covering each of the themes of the book: urban poverty, income growth, and inequality; migration, rural−urban linkage, and ... More


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