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Ferries to Bridges: The History of Passenger Transportation Across U.S. Navigable Waterways
There have been many systems replaced by bridges and a historical competitiveness between ferry and bridge operators. This has stemmed from cost, contemporary economies, and changing evvironments. It is worth reviewing this history in light of infrastructure costs and inflation.
To review where successful ferry services once existed and where they still do or might again.
Comprehesive background with forethought for future ferry demand that could be more cost-effective than bridge development.
|Sponsoring Committee:||AP085, Ferry Transportation
|Research Period:||6 - 12 months|
|RNS Developer:||Noel P. Comeaux|
|Source Info:||World Ferry Safery Association|
|Index Terms:||Bridges, History, Ferries, Ferry service, Competition, Modal shift, |
Pedestrians and Bicyclists
Bridges and other structures
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