This report discusses the design, fabrication, test and evaluation of a Headway Separation Assurance Subsystem (HSAS) capable of reliable, failsafe performance in PRT systems. The items designed include both hardware and software packages. These packages are applicable, with minimum modification, to any PRT system, and are designed to allow economical full-scale installation. Tests were performed at 9-3/4 mph with 8-1/3 seconds headway.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Alden Self-transit Systems Corporation


    Transportation Systems Center

    55 Broadway, Kendall Square
    Cambridge, MA  United States  02142

    Urban Mass Transportation Administration

    400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Evans, R T
    • Cowes, K
  • Publication Date: 1975-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: 118 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00092454
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: UMTA-MA-06-0031-75-4Final Rpt., DOT-TSC-UMTA-75-11
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-TSC-421
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Nov 5 1982 12:00AM