Station Design for Vancouver ALRT
An overview of the fifteen stations in the first phase of Vancouver's new automated light rail transit system is provided. Decisions related to station locations and types,...

Summary Evaluation of Dade County's APM Foundations
This paper presents an overview of the engineering performance and cost effectiveness of the guideway and station foundations of Dade County's Automated People Mover (APM)....

Design and Construction of Guideway: Vancouver Advanced Light Rapid Transit
The Vancouver Advanced Light Rapid Transit (ALRT), system consists of linear induction motor driven, light-weight cars automatically controlled operating over a 21. 4 km system from downtown...

Alignment Special Structures for Vancouver's ALRT
This paper describes the special long-span structures, offset columns, and bent structures used in situations where the standardized guideway components used in over 90 percent of the...

Production of Guideway Beams for the Vancouver ALRT
This paper describes the planning, layout and design of a large scale precast plant and innovations in production technology for the fabrication and delivery of 1040 tangent and curved,...

Guideway Beams—Formwork and Fabrication
A manufacturing concept was developed around an adjustable form capable of mass producing prestressed concrete beams to the unique geometric configuration of each section of track. The...

Downtown People Mover System Security: Detroit and Miami Responses
The Detroit and Miami downtown people mover (DPM) systems will be in uncontrolled environments in major urban central business districts. Both plan not to have personnel on vehicles or...

Downtown People Mover Operating and Maintenance Personnel Requirements
Two major automated Downtown People Mover (DPM) projects, Miami and Detroit, are expected to be in operation within a year. These two DPM systems are similar in many respects: automation,...

Drainage Tunnels Save Freeway Link
A 15 mile section through downtown Phoenix will complete Interstate 10. After years of delay, the project is now close to completion. The project required construction of 6.5 miles of...

Renovation of a New Zealand City: Lessons from Refurbishment and Replacement in Wellington City Business District

Automated People Movers for Urban Revitalization and Development
The paper summarizes the major technologic features of Automated People Movers, (APM) including Personal Rapid Transit versus Group Rapid Transit concepts, active versus passive vehicles,...

Unearthing Mt. Baker Tunnel
A new tunnel under Mt. Baker in Seattle is part of major improvements to I-90 between Bellevue and Seattle's business district. Feasibility studies began in 1963, but it was...

Roller Compacted Concrete Pavements in British Columbia, Canada
Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC) pavement is an outgrowth of the traditional cement-treated aggregate base (soil-cement) method of street and highway construction. The major use in British...

Mall
In order to get its citizens back on its downtown streets after 6 PM, Milwaukee decided to build a mall, combining new buildings along with renovations of existing buildings. The problem...

Underpinning with Chemical Grout
During construction of Pittsburgh's new subway, it became necessary to protect the foundations of six downtown buildings. A detailed study of building foundation support options...

Yakima-Tieton Irrigation District Canal Repairs

Fluctuations in Irrigation Water Deliveries

Use of Fjords for Disposal of Mine Tailing

Intra-CBD Secondary Travel Patterns of Downtown Workers
Previous Downtown People Mover (DPM) feasibility studies have shown that the majority of the average daily DPM trips will be made by downtown workers during their travel to and from the...

Revised Rainfall Frequency Analysis for Houston
A statistical analysis of rainfall data for four Houston area stations is presented. A similar analysis was performed on the same stations in 1961 by the U.S. Weather Bureau. Both methods...

 

 

 

 

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