Design for Passenger Transport by Frank Height

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Which will certainly affect the entrance and driving areas. Despite the constraints and the objectives of speed and economy, the aim of lessening the passenger's "distress" has resulted in certain design features whose purpose is to increase passenger safety and comfort:1. The bus has a single door, allowing the driver a direct view of the single exit/entrance at all times (Figure 3 . 4 . ) . 2 . ) 3 . Side facing seats are kept to a minimum (only one in the latest standard double-decker) since passengers are more subject to the effects of lateral accelerations when in this postion (Figure 3 .

The sequence is therefore:1. Identification of mode of t r a v e l . 6. Approach to Altrincham Interchange showing joint British Rail/Greater Manchester Transport sign. 2 . General information of all routes from Interchange and all facilities (toilets, information office, refreshments, sales kiosks, e t c . ) . 3 . Identification of specific access point required. 4 . Signing to specific access point r e q u i r e d . 5. Reassurance at access point. 6. Relation of bus number and destination. 7 .

In late 1929» TAT merged with Maddux Airlines, thereby extending its routes to those cities served by Maddux. Western Air Express had also continued to expand, but in 1930 the United States Government announced that it would award an air-mail contract to only one company for the entire cross country air route. Since no airline could make it on passenger revenue alone, this decision forced yet another merger, that of TAT/Maddux and Western Air. Thus, on the 1st October 1930, Transcontinental and Western Air, Inc.

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