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American Agenda (Mass Transit: Europe) #129515

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 06, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Delft, the Netherlands: Ned Potter) Efforts in Europe to develop mass transit alternatives to automobile traffic featured; scenes shown of lots of traffic. [West Berlin parliament Michael CRAMER - comments on car pollution.] West German development of diesel bus that converts to electric trolley in Essen, computer-aided bus in Frankfurt, magnetized train in Berlin, trolley network in Karlsruhe explained and shown. [Maglev train project Berndt FORSTER - says train gives off no air or noise pollution.] [Karlsruhe transit system Horst STAMMLER - says people accept this to avoid pollution.] Encouragement of bicycling as mass transit in Netherlands noted; scenes shown. [Dutch MAN - says it is more convenient to use bikes.] [Traffic engineer Dr. Jurg SPARMANN - says lessening of auto traffic leads to better quality of life in cities.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Potter, Ned
Duration:
00:04:50

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