Accession Number : ADA302610
Title : Assessment of the Benefits and Costs Associated with the Adoption of the Recommended Fire Safety Practices for Materials Selection.
Descriptive Note : Final rept. Oct 79-Feb 80,
Corporate Author : TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS CENTER CAMBRIDGE MA
Personal Author(s) : Hathaway, William T. ; Flores, Arthur L.
PDF Url : ADA302610
Report Date : SEP 1981
Pagination or Media Count : 53
Abstract : This report presents the results of an assessment of the benefits and costs associated with the adoption of Recommended Fire Safety Practices for Materials Selection for rapid rail transit and light rail transit vehicles. The potential benefits to accrue are identified and discussed.
Descriptors : *COST ANALYSIS, *RAIL TRANSPORTATION, *FIRE SAFETY, SPECIFICATIONS, MATERIALS, PANELS, DAMAGE ASSESSMENT, COST ESTIMATES, COSTS, CONSTRUCTION, WINDOWS, WALLS, VEHICLES, BENEFITS, SELECTION, HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, FIRE RESISTANCE, SEATS, CEILING, MASS TRANSPORTATION, FIRE HAZARDS, FLOOR COVERINGS.
Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
Surface Transportation and Equipment
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE