CE 2710
Introduction to Transportation Engineering
Homework 2
due Wed September 11
Question 1

Cities of Zurich and Frankfurt are roughly the same distance apart as Hartford and Philadelphia – about 175 miles.  Estimate the total desk-to-desk travel time between the center of each of these pair of cities by i) rail, ii) air and iii) car, respectively. Please try to include all elements of the travel time including any walking time that is involved.  State the assumptions you made in developing your estimates.  Present your results in a table.  

 

Summarize the main differences for travel time between the two sets of city pairs. 

 
Question 2

Please explain in your own words the concept of Ein ticket für Alles?   

Outline at least 3 specific ways in which Ein ticket für Alles might affect or influence travel behavior?