New Opportunities Offered by Cable Systems

by Serge Tarassoff, POMA Urban Transportation Systems, France,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Automated People Movers IV

Abstract: After a brief summary of the first cable systems installed in cities, and the fundamental principles which determine their use; the advantages of these systems are addressed compared with self-propulsed installations. Next, the limits of cable systems are explained, as well as, the current research to improve cable systems for urban environments.

Subject Headings: Cables | Urban areas | System analysis | Public transportation | Transportation studies

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