By Michael Ross, Tom Cotter

Nice collector autos are nonetheless out there--just ready to be discovered! unfortunately, there's little or no truth in fact television. That wouldn't be so undesirable aside from the truth that those indicates are the single television indicates for the barn-find collector motor vehicle aficionado. Barn locate street journey is the antidote to all of the synthetic collector "reality" indicates. It's a real-world, barn-find banzai run during which vehicle archaeologist Tom Cotter, his automobile collector friend Brian Barr, and photographer Michael Alan Ross launched into a 14-day collector-car-seeking event without predetermined locations. It's barn-find freestyle! Roaming the Southeast, they documented their daily vehicle seek in pictures and during tales and interviews. This journey is actually genuine and an identical type of junket any gearhead with the talents, wisdom, and time can adopt. Cotter and corporate hit the line in Cotter's 1939 Ford Woody, the type of motor vehicle that opened doorways and commenced the conversations that exposed the place fascinating automobiles have been squirreled away. the outcome? the invention of over 1,000 collector vehicles and a few of the main striking barn-find tales Cotter has but unearthed, all followed via Ross' evocative images. when you love tales of automobile experience, this can be the publication for you!

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The signpost priciple. ( b ) P r o x i m i t y or signpost method. This method provides the locations of vehicles by determining the relationship between the individual vehicles and fixed locations strategically placed throughout the network. These fixed locations are indicated by so-called signposts, Present' vehicle position (b) Proximity or signpost *\ I H-II Limited odometer accuracy Low-cost onboard units <8 Bus & Signpost II 1. (c) Radio location methods Station 3 Large number of signposts Very high Multivariant usable (taxi, dial-a-ride police cars, emergency vehicles) Fig.

2. Schedule readjustment for large delays There are examples, however, where the due to incidents (vehicle breakdowns, track dial-a-ride service was discontinued when maintenance, e t c ) , by changing the locat- governmental funding ended. These experi- ions where trains cross and pass each other ences highlights typical institutional pro- as well as the assigned station platform. blems that may occur when funding arrange- The automatic train operation (ΑΤΟ) subsy- ments for new transport services are not stem performs functions normally carried in concert with existing transit institut- out by the driver.

Thus, the main incentives for implenting the introduction of computerized bus moni- computerized ATS systems are not cost/bene- toring systems may represent a major tool fit factors but the traffic demand require- for decreasing the operational costs of ments and the resulting issues of safety the public transit system and for increas- and operational reliability. ing its overall effeciency (cf. Strobel, 1982 for more details). Computer Controlled Urban Transportation 4 . 1 B a s i c S y s t e m s TRAISPORT: TRAMSIT Concepts What role will or can advanced computer and automation technology play in the framework of long-term supply strategies in ac- 41 * a dense traffic network with short * ing distances to the stations * a demand-responsive operation with stop origin-destination travel and waiting times at stations, as well operation around the clock.

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