This paper describes the regional approach utilized by Metropolitan Dade County, Florida, in developing its unified transportation system which, when fully implemented, will consist of an elevated, conventional rail system; a feeder bus system; and an elevated downtown people mover system. The characteristics of system components, and certain problems encountered, at the policy-making and technical levels, in providing for their full integration are outlined. Emphasis is placed on difficulties due to technological differences of the fully automated DPM system and the conventional heavy rail rapid transit system presently under construction in Dade County.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proceedings of Convergence 80, 30th Annual Conference of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Vehicle Technology Society International Conference on Transportation Electronics, Dearborn, Michigan, September 15-17 1980. Session D-4, Paper 4.
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  • Authors:
    • Dyer, J A
    • Goodman, J S
  • Publication Date: 1980

Media Info

  • Pagination: 5 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00345399
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: IEEE 80CH1601-4 Conf Paper, HS-030 455, SAE-SP-90
  • Files: HSL, TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 27 1984 12:00AM