A FEASIBILITY STUDY OF MORGANTOWN PRT SYSTEM FOR THE CENTER CITY OF RICHMOND, VIRGINIA

The feasibility of implementing a PRT movement, similar to the one presently under construction in Morgantown, West Virginia, is studied for the center city of Richmond, Virginia. A travel demand model is first developed for forecasting travel patterns on the basis on trip characteristics within the study area. A benefit-cost analysis is then performed with the benefits derived from the relief of travel congestion and the PRT system costs obtained from currently available data sources. Results of the study indicate that it would be economically feasible to install the Morgantown system in the Richmond CBD under a set of assumed conditions.

  • Corporate Authors:

    International Society for Terrain-Vehicle Systems

    Box 4824, Duke Station
    Durham, NC  United States  27706

    Planning Transport Associates, Incorporated

    P.O. Box 4824, Duke Station
    Durham, NC  United States  27706
  • Authors:
    • Yu, J C
    • Argo, P S
  • Publication Date: 1975-3

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  • Accession Number: 00097721
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 13 1981 12:00AM