Research Papers on Public Transportation

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  • Railroad Accidents

    The general public does not know how many train accidents really happen. There are far more than most of us know. The big ones get national coverage but others tend to be reported only locally or regionally. This essay discusses Union Pacific collisions with an emphasis on the January 8 rear-end collision in Weber Canyon. The essay reports other accidents and a large award given to one former employee who was injured four years ago. Revenue is reported, which demonstrates the business is very good for this company. There are eight sources used in this four page paper.

  • The Problem of Traffic Flow

    This 7 page paper discusses the problem presented by increasing traffic and the need to find a solution. The writer discusses background information on the theories currently under consideration and presents a model for a study of traffic patterns related to places of employment. There are 12 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Taking a Cruise to Puerto Rico

    Cruising the Caribbean can be a major adventure, but for the businessperson in charge of a cruise line, it can be serious business. This paper takes the form of a marketing plan for a cruise between the British Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico over a weekend. The idea is to increase tourism and to use the weekend to scout sites and accommodations. This paper has twenty-three pages and nine sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Surveillance Suspicious People Dry Runs

    These are three of the seven signs of potential terrorist activities experts have identified. Each of these is explained with examples. Actual dry runs that were stopped by law enforcement are reported. There are seven sources listed in the bibliography of this eight page paper.

  • Pollution and the Tourism Industry

    This 20 page paper examines the link between tourism and pollution focusing on air and water pollution. The paper explores how and why tourisms is causing pollution, this includes looking at how tourism is increasing, the ways in which air travel increases the presence of greenhouse gases and the pollutions caused by cruise ships. Other sources of pollution are also discussed with the paper ending by considering the extent of the pollution. The bibliography cites 20 sources.

  • Examination of the Structure, Conduct and Performance of Airlines

    The airline industry has faced many challenges, including the major 2008/9 recession. The writer looks at the industry in 2009 and conducts an SCP analysis, which looks at the structure, the conduct and the performance of the airline industry. Eight sources are cited in this seven page paper.

  • Analyzing the Automobile Industry

    With AB Volvo used as the subject of focus this paper consisting of thirteen pages demonstrates how a student can research the automobile industry through a consideration of competition, threats, bargaining power, and the use of Michael Porter's Five Forces model. Ten bibliographic sources are cited.

  • Coffee Shipping to Miami from Lebanon by DDP Shipping

    In ten pages the process involving in shipping coffee from Beirut to Miami is examined in a discussion of coffee cargo, DDP INCOTERM definition and explanation, along with a letter credit's role and the identification of various exporter stages and responsibilities. Eight sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Transporting Hazardous Materials by Air

    In eighteen pages the regulation of transporting hazardous materials by air is discussed through the examples of butane lighters and lithium batteries with the many problems related to transport and increased likelihood of accidents also examined with a recommendation that the government find other methods of transporting these materials. There are twenty two bibliographic sources cited. .

  • Overview of Michigan's Mackinac Bridge

    In six pages this paper considers Michigan's Mackinac Bridge in terms of its planning, construction, completion, its opening and also the subsequent repairs that were needed. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Long Island's Transportation History

    In eight pages New York's Long Island is the focus of this transportation history that considers boats, automobiles, and trains with the Long Island Railroad among the topics of discussion. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Promoting Weekend Cruise to Puerto Rico

    This presentation includes notes and slides for a PowerPoint presentation encouraging people to take a weekend cruise between the British Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Twelve slides in all, with photos of Puerto Rico. This paper has six pages and four sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Auto Accidents in Santa Monica California A Proposal for Addressing the Public Transportation Issue

    5 pages and 3 sources. This paper relates the fact that there are problems in Santa Monica California relative to their transportation structures that translate into increase automobile accidents. This paper consideres the problem and methods for addressing it through a public transportation policy.

  • The Difficulties with Research in the Field of Transportation

    10 pages and 7 sources. This paper outlines some of the complications involved in accurately assessing environmental factors that can impact transportation changes. This paper relates the fact that there are a variety of differnet potential problems with creating new transportation systems that must be researched in the creation of a plan including enviornmental impact and manufacturing sector impacts.

  • Transportation Stimulus

    This essay discusses some of the effects of the transportation stimulus plan including examples. The paper also discusses intermodal policies. There are five sources listed in the bibliography of this five page paper.


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