Determining AGT Feasibility and Potential Alignments for Mission Valley

by Steven L. Jorgensen, Metropolitan Transit Development, Board, San Diego, United States,
Andrew S. Jakes, Metropolitan Transit Development, Board, San Diego, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Automated People Movers IV


The objective of the Mission Valley Guideway Transit Study was to assess the feasibility of developing a completely elevated, fully automated guideway transit system to serve as a circulator/distributor in the Mission Valley area of San Diego, California. If proven feasible, the guideway could help alleviate short-trip traffic congestion. It could also possibly serve areas of the valley not presently served by transit and feed the Mission Valley West Light Rail Transit (LRT) Line now in final design. The study has demonstrated the physical feasibility of a guideway system for Mission Valley and established three logical alignments and order-of-magnitude patronage and costs.

Subject Headings: Automated transit systems | Rail transportation | Feasibility studies | Traffic congestion | Guideways | Automated people movers | Transportation management | California | United States

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