The Las Colinas Area Personal Transit System: A Public/Private Partnership

by Stanford W. Lynch, Dallas County Utility and, Reclamation District, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Engineering and Business: Converting Engineers to Businessmen


This paper presents an overview of the development of the Las Colinas Area Personal Transit (APT) System, identifying the key aspects of the APT Project related to a public/private partnership. The APT System is an elevated people-mover which links major sites within the 960-acre Las Colinas Urban Center, the centerpiece of the 12,000-acre community of Las Colinas. This paper also reviews the procurement of the APT System by the Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District (DCURD) and describes the APT implementation process.

Subject Headings: Public private partnership | Public transportation | Automated people movers | Construction management | Rail transportation | Project management | Urban areas | Financial management | United States | Texas

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