URBAN DEPLOYMENT OF AN AERIAL GUIDEWAY PEOPLE MOVER IN THE DETROIT CBD

This paper presents findings of the functional and engineering feasibility studies for an aerial guideway people mover system (PMS) within the Detroit Central Business District (CBD). Emphasis is placed upon the process of developing alternative alignments and their evaluation. A detailed discussion is included regarding the problems of constructing an aerial guideway within an existing urban center and how the environmental requirements are met in achieving a plan commanding broad-based community support.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This paper from Automotive Engineering Congress and Exposition, 24-28 February 1975, Detroit, Michigan.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers

    485 Lexington Avenue
    New York, NY  USA  10017
  • Authors:
    • Dietz, R J
    • Bondada, MVA
  • Publication Date: 1975

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 14 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00084983
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Highway Safety Research Institute
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE Paper # 750446
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 1 1975 12:00AM