Planning for Airport APM Systems?New Applications
Traditionally, automated people mover (APM) systems at airports have been used to move passengers between a main terminal, in which ticketing and baggage claim occurs, and aircraft gates...

APMs at Tampa International Airport?A Story of Innovation
The Tampa International Airport has been at the forefront of integrating Automated People Movers into airport design for more than twenty years. The need for APM technology comes from...

The TrAAm People Mover Project
TrAAm is the new exclusive people mover for American Airlines at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Since opening in late 1991 it has been carrying over 18,000 people a day....

Beyond the Airport Terminal: People Mover Technologies at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport has been on the forefront of using people mover technology since the early 1970s and the installation of the Westinghouse Satellite Transit System...

Newark International Airport APM: A Progress Report
This paper presents an overview of the progress of the Newark International Airport APM project, emphasizing facility design and construction....

Expansion of the Newark International Airport Monorail
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PA) has planned, designed, and begun constructing an APM system at the Newark International Airport (EWR). This system, called the Monorail,...

Honolulu International Airport (HIA) APM
The Hawaii Department of Transportation, in planning to meet passenger demands over the next 20 years, is providing for expanded terminal buildings. The expanse of the airport requires...

The Honolulu Airport People Mover Project Unique Challenges?Unique Solutions
Unique technical challenges imposed on potential suppliers of the Automated People Mover (APM) System for the Honolulu International Airport include the requirement of strict segregation...

Automated Guideway Transit to Provide Access to New York City Airports
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is currently addressing the issue of airport access in a multi-faceted manner. Besides several transit system management measures, the Aviation...

Narita Airport People Mover System
This paper gives a general overview of the People Mover installed at the Narita Airport by Otis Elevator in 1992. Included is a description of the unique combination of a cable propelled...

Charles De Gaulle Airport People Mover Story
Even in the firsts master plan designs for the Charles De Gaulle (CDG) Airport, an internal people mover (PM) link was imagined to serve the airport. Thirty years after the original master...

Architectural Integration of APM Systems at Leonardo Da Vinci International Airport
Leonardo da Vinci International Airport is a major airport located near Rome at Fiumicino, Italy. This location has made it a popular destination for terminating flights, as well as a...

Leonardo Da Vinci International Airport APM Systems
The Leonardo da Vinci International Airport (FCO) at Fumicino near Rome has grown significantly over the past ten years and this is expected to continue. FCO is well located to serve as...

Designing APM Circulator Systems for Major Activity Centers: An Interactive Graphic Approach
An interactive graphic computer program, called Circulator, is used to design an APM circulator system for a large and complex major activity center. The design process is intuitively...

Cable-Drawn Systems in Shuttle Applications
Cable-drawn Automated People Mover systems have long been regarded as having technology restrictions which often preclude them from being considered for many applications. However, for...

The Challenge of Operating Roped Shuttles on Curved Guideways
Guideway curvature creates design challenges unique to roped people mover systems. These challenges include: Positioning large numbers of rope support sheaves along the guideway to support...

Technology Developments from the Las Colinas APT System
The purpose of this paper is to identify and discuss the major technical developments that were provided as part of AEG Westinghouse Transportation Systems, Inc.'s contract for the Las...

American Airlines' TrAAm System Vehicle Modification/Conversion Program
In October of 1992 American Airlines inaugurated a new people mover service among four stations within its two-terminal complex at the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport (D/FW). Named the `TrAAm,'...

Automatic Power Factor Correction Equipment?The TrAAm People Mover System
The introduction of the American Airlines' TrAAm project brought numerous modifications to support the addition of guideway, stations and the operation of three-car trains to the existing...

Regeneration?Potentially Powerful Stuff
Virtually all Automated People Movers (APMs) use electrical power for propulsion. Many designs also use electrical braking to augment any mechanical braking devices for decelerating trains....

 

 

 

 

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