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Automated People Movers and Transit Systems 2013

APM 2013

Automated People Movers and Transit Systems 2013

Half a Century of Automated Transit - Past, Present, and Future

Edited by William H. Leder, P.E., and William J. Sproule, Ph.D., P.E

2013 / 602 pp.

Soft Cover - In Stock
$125.00 List / $93.75ASCE Member
Stock No. 41286 / ISBN: 9780784412862


Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Automated People Movers and Automated Transit Systems, held in Phoenix, Arizona, April 21–24, 2013. Sponsored by the Transportation and Development Institute of ASCE.

This collection contains 46 papers that look back over the past 50 years of APM development. These papers examine the current state of automated people movers (APMs) and automated transit systems (ATSs) and explore future possibilities in automated transit.

Topics include:

  • personal rapid transit
  • airport projects and other major activity centers
  • facility planning and design, system improvements, safety and security
  • automated train contro
  • standards and policy
Transportation engineers, designers, builders, planners, and owners and operators of automated transit in all forms will find these papers of interest.

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