PEOPLE MOVER SYSTEMS IN UPPSALA TEST AND DEMONSTRATION TRACK

The traffic in the City of Uppsala is the greatest environmental factor in the county. In the central parts of the city the limits for noise and exhaust emissions are exceeded from time to time. Speed and congestion are important factors as well. The automobile traffic continues to increase, as it has done for a long time with approximately 1.5% per year. Today the time spent traveling by car through the central parts of the city equals the time spent traveling by horse in the beginning of the century. Speed, congestion, accidents and land use are seen as the root of the problem. This paper discusses the recognized need to develop and test a new public transit system. Uppsalabus has built a test and demonstration track for an automated people mover (APM) system, and this paper provides a description of the system under development.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 575-581

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00769651
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0784402892
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 8 1999 12:00AM