Geography of City Terrain Based on Bus Routes
Author(s): Sandra L. Arlinghaus and John D. Nystuen
Source: Geographical Review, Vol. 77, No. 2, (Apr., 1987), pp. 183-195
Published by: American Geographical Society
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A geography of city terrain, based on bus routes, supplies information about steepness that is vital to maintenance of equipment. This article presents a technique to determine vertical profiles of bus routes to evaluate topography and service demands in terrain stress on vehicles.

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