Accession Number:

AD0737677

Title:

Methods for Allocating Urban Emergency Units: A Survey,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NEW YORK CITY-RAND INST N Y

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

48.0

Abstract:

An urban emergency service system provides mobile units vehicles to respond to requests for service which can occur at any time and any place throughout a city. This paper describes the common characteristics and operational problems of these systems and surveys the various methods, both traditional and recently-developed, which may be used for allocating their units. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies
  • Surface Transportation and Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE