Urban Development and APMs in Japan

by Koichi Shimoda, Ministry of Construction, Tokyo, Japan,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Automated People Movers IV


Implementation of APMs in relation to urban development enlarges the freedom in planning land use and transportation facilities and expands its influence area. As a whole, APM expands urban development possibilities. This paper describes examples of APM implementation in Japan and ongoing development of APMs in Japan.

Subject Headings: Urban and regional development | Automated people movers | Land use | Public transportation | Monorail | Guideways | Facility management | Japan | Asia

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