Use of a Schedule and Runcut Simulator
The development of a computer program which simulates the transit scheduling and runcutting processes is discussed. The program, called OCRS, was developed for the Multi-Corridor Project...

Milan's Model Metro
A number of innovative geotechnical methods were used at the extension of the Milan, Italy, subway. Jet grouting, a technique used only a few times in the United States, was notable among...

Managing Major Transit Construction Projects
Building rapid transit systems is a regular and ongoing world wide occurrence. However, for cities initiating first time transit system development it is truly a unique experience. Initiating...

Organization for Rapid Transit Design and Construction
This paper discusses organizational arrangements for design and construction of rapid rail transit systems and the advantages and disadvantages of the various organizational arrangements....

Rail Transit Construction Readiness: The Evolving MARTA Organization
A rail transit project is a complex undertaking involving thousands of people, expending millions of dollars and ultimately taking years to accomplish. The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit...

Project Management for the Upper Harlem Electrification Project
The Upper Harlem Electrification Project consists of a 28 mile extension of 700 V. D. C. under-running third (current carrying contact) rail electrification from North White Plains, New...

MBTA Red Line Extension Operating Plan
Completion of the MBTA's 3. 2 mile Red Line Rapid Transit Extension is scheduled for 1985. When completed, the seven year 574 million project will add three new stations to...

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...

Financing and Implementing Special Assessments
On November 1, 1984 Metropolitan Dade County began levying and collecting a special assessment on 700 properties within the service area of the Downtown Component of Metrorail. Based on...

Design and Fabrication of the Guideway Superstructure for the Miami METROMOVER
The guideways for the driverless rubber-tired vehicles are entirely aerial. As a result of severe restrictions on horizontal alignment and pier locations imposed by the downtown Miami...

Unique Considerations in the Detroit DPM Foundation Design
Foundation design for the guideway of Detroit's Downtown People Mover (DPM) was influenced by a variety of unique considerations. Severe loading conditions were created by...

The WMATA Resident Engineer—The Team He Leads and His Responsibilities
This paper discusses the role of the Resident Engineer as a key member of any construction team. It uses the organization and functions as practiced at the Washington Metropolitan Area...

Prestress and Cracking Problems in Concrete Structural Components of an Elevated Rail Transit Guideway System
In 1983 the Department of Transportation evaluated the quality of construction of selected structural components on the Dade County Transportation Administration METRORAIL elevated guideways....

Station Design Approach to Peoplemover System
This paper examines some of the real issues that face the planners and designers of tomorrow's urban people movers. Concerns such as the urban context of the Miami METROMOVER,...

Seismic Design of Underground Structures Southern California Metro Rail Project
The effect of earthquakes on underground structures is the imposition of an arbitrary deformation which cannot be changed by strengthening the structure. The structural design goal is...

Subway
Peachtree Center Station is the only mined transit station in the U.S. using reinforced native rock for permanent support. The station, serving some 34,000 patrons a day, is the largest...

Residual Soils Experience on the Baltimore Subway

Soil Stabilization by Grouting on Baltimore Subway

Innovative Ideas and Design Solutions Utilized on Section A of the Baltimore Metro Project

Balancing Development and Transportation Objectives in Transportation Center Planning

 

 

 

 

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