Transport by Cable: Possibilities and Limits
Cable systems offer a high degree of passenger safety; they do not cause pollution and can, in a very flexible way, be adapted to the local conditions. They can be operated as reversible,...

Parametric Analysis of APM Operational Components: Stopping Policy, Stations and Headway
This study examines generically relationships among the three parameters using a single line transit system. Optimization models are developed to determine the optimum number of stops...

Planning-Miami Downtown People Mover
This paper presents the Miami Downtown People Mover Story, now officially called METROMOVER. METROMOVER is a fixed, elevated, fully automated people mover, which was developed as a feeder-distributor...

Automated People Movers—The Need for Flexibility and Clarity
The Airtrans System at Dallas/Ft. Worth Airport is the best example available of how an automated people mover (APM) might function in an urban setting. An examination of Airtrans shows...

Automated People Movers
Engineering and Management in Major Activity Centers
The high levels of interest currently being shown by a number of cities and special land uses indicates that automated people movers (APM) have established a secure position on the spectrum...

Preliminary Noise Impact Assessment for the California High Speed Train

Traffic Reroute
During reconstruction of Pittsburgh's Interstate 376, traffic and passenger diversion efforts, more extensive than ever before, were undertaken. Eight percent of the $62 million...

Environmental Protection Program for the Expansion of the Port of Miami, Florida

Design of Pedestrian Space in Airport Terminals
A method to determine the required width of corriders and size of passenger staging areas in airport terminals is presented. It introduces two novel elements into the planning process...

Airport-Passenger Parking Design
Despite standard procedures for estimating the quantity of parking space for airports, great difficulties persist at many terminals. These principally concern the amount of space available...

Orlando International: Airport of the 21st Century
The latest technology in airport design from the apron overlays to the terminal itself was incorporated at Orlando International, the nation's fastest growing airport. Now...

Guideway Geometry for AGT Systems
A logical method of defining horizontal and vertical Automated Guideway Transit (AGT) guideway geometry is presented. Only geometric accelerations and jerk are considered, which are defined...

Design, Construction and Rehabilitation of Public Transit Facilities
The 35 papers presented at the March, 1982 Specialty Conference on Design, Construction and Rehabilitation of Public Transit Facilities are published here. Some of the papers focus on...

Rail/Bus Passenger Transfer Facilities - L.A./San Diego Corridor

Reconstruction of an Existing Freight Line for Carrying Transit Passengers

Energy Efficient Urban Passenger Transportation

Downgrade Speed Characteristics of Heavy Vehicles
The speed characteristics of heavy vehicles on downgrades are analysed. The analyses were made by field observations of truck speeds on six rural two-lane downgrades. Loaded trucks considerably...

Airport Catchment Areas and Air Passenger Demand
Air passenger demand modelling is explored for domestic trips between centers of high population in Canada. The research involves a comparison of two methods of zoning. One method considers...

Seikan Undersea Tunnel
The 5.5m diameter Seikan Tunnel in Japan will extend 54 kilometers, crossing under the Tsugaru Straits. When completed the –2 billion tunnel will be the longest in the world, and will...

Atlanta Airport Terminal Complex
The passenger terminal complex at Atlanta's Hartsfield International Airport has a unique configuration, conceived to minimize the inter-plane transfer of passengers. The...

 

 

 

 

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