Urban Experience with AGT in North America

by G. J. Pastor, UTDC (USA) Inc, Detroit, MI, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Automated People Movers: Engineering and Management in Major Activity Centers


This paper gives a brief historical review of events behind the four Automated Guideway Transit (AGT) system deployments which are approaching public operations during 1985 and 1986. Particular emphasis is given to the Detroit experience and some preliminary conclusions are drawn from the North American experience.

Subject Headings: Automated transit systems | People movers | Guideways | Buses | Rapid transit systems | Transportation studies | Urban areas | United States | Detroit | Michigan | Miami | Florida | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada

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