FIXING BART

This article deals with the retrofits, primarily the backup for the automatic train protection system which has been installed at a cost of $1.3 million and stems from the Bay Area Rapid Transit's "Blue Ribbon Panel" report. The principal problems and disagreements centered on the original procurement procedures and on the selection and implementation of the automatic train control (ATC) system. The supplier of BART's primary train protection subsystem stands firm in its insistence that this is an unnecessary elaboration.

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    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

    3 Park Avenue, 17th Floor
    New York, NY  USA  10016-5997
  • Authors:
    • Friedlander, G D
  • Publication Date: 1975-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 43-45
  • Serial:
    • IEEE Spectrum
    • Volume: 12
    • Issue Number: 2
    • Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
    • ISSN: 0018-9235

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00083059
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 22 1982 12:00AM