Automated People Movers VI: Creative Access for Major Activity Centers

by William J. Sproule, Dept. of Civ. and Envir. Engrg., Michigan Tech. Univ., Houghton, Michigan,
Edward S. Neumann, (M.ASCE), Chair; Dept. of Civ. and Envir. Engrg., Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas, Box 454015, Las Vegas, NV,
Stanford W. Lynch,

American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA
978-0-7844-0289-4 (ISBN-13) | 0-7844-0289-2 (ISBN-10), 1998, Soft Cover, Pg. xiii, 774
22 cm
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Conference information: Sixth International Conference | Las Vegas, Nevada, United States | April 9-12, 1997

Document Type: Book - Proceedings


The Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Automated People Movers (APMs) in Las Vegas, Nevada, April 9-12, 1997, includes 75 papers. Papers provide an introduction to APMs, planning for APMs, and applications of these systems at airports, major activity centers, and in urban areas. Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) and other innovative systems are presented, and safety, operations, implementation, and procurement aspects are discussed. The diverse coverage makes it a valuable reference source in the field of automated people movers.

Subject Headings: Automated people movers | Public transportation | Rapid transit systems | Airports and airfields | Urban and regional development | Innovation | Safety | Procurement


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