Ultra Light Mass Transit—Today's Costs and Environmental Breakthrough in Mass Transit and People Moversby John D. Emanuel, Flyda Ltd, Cirencester, England,
Document Type: Proceeding Paper
Part of: Automated People Movers: Engineering and Management in Major Activity Centers
Abstract: The paper presents an introduction to Ultra Light Mass Transit Systems under development by Flyda Limited, England. Special emphasis is given to the order-of-magnitude reductions in the overhead track construction costs and in environmental impact. The effect of these breakthroughs on the future market for people movers and mass transit systems is assessed.
Subject Headings: People movers | Environmental issues | Transportation management | Railroad trains | Railroad tracks | Light (artificial) | United Kingdom | England | Europe
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