PROJECT DESCRIPTION AND TENTATIVE SCOPE OF WORK FOR PRELIMINARY ENGINEERING AND RELATED ACTIVITIES--ST. PAUL DOWNTOWN PEOPLE MOVER DEMONSTRATION

The St. Paul system which will demonstrate the federal Downtown People Mover (DPM) program, will incorporate a horizontal elevator type system for circulation within downtown areas, and will complement a growing public skyway system (second-level walkways) and encourage an orderly revitalization of the various activity areas within the dowtown area. This document describes the first phase-Preliminary Engineer--which will provide all materials needed to initiate the design and construction of the DPM. The work tasks are reviewed and include management, coordination with UMTA, community involvement and public information, ridership forecasts and market analysis, preliminary operation plan, bus and DPM integration plan, fringe parking, street and highway improvements, supplier liaison, vehicle and subsystem characteristics, system safety and performance assurance, guideways, stations, patron security planning, advance guideway and station engineering, urban development opportunities, socio-economic impact, cost estimates, benefit-cost, value capture, project schedule, financial plan and cash flow analysis, and the environmental impact assessment statement. The implementation plan is also outlined.

  • Corporate Authors:

    St. Paul Metropolitan Transit Commission

    160 E Kellogg Boulevard
    St. Paul, MN  USA  55101

    Urban Mass Transportation Administration

    400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Publication Date: 1977-5-3

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: v.p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00165928
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: May 3 1978 12:00AM