Jacksonville Automated Skyway Express System

by Richard A. Shellmer, Parsons Brinckerhoff/Flood, Associates, Jacksonville, FL, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

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


The history of the Jacksonville Automated Skyway Express is reviewed from the beginning of the Urban Mass Transportation Administration (UMTA) Automated Guideway Transit Demonstration Project to today. The project itself is briefly described, including the Starter Line and future development stages. Finally the procurement plan is reviewed, including the 2-step procurement of the Vehicles and Subsystems.

Subject Headings: Automated transit systems | Automation | Procurement | Rail transportation | Case studies | History | People movers | Transportation management

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