AGT GUIDEWAY AND STATION TECHNOLOGY. VOLUME 1: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

This volume presents a summary of the work accomplished under the AGT Guideway and Station Technology Project. The summary reflects the work reported in the other seven volumes of this final report and includes the following topics: (1) weather protection review; (2) guideway and station review; (3) design guidelines; (4) evaluation models; (5) dynamic model; (6) guideway and station concepts; and (7) weather protection concepts. The volume also includes a brief introduction and a statement of the overall results of the project. Potential savings of up to 20 percent over the costs associated with existing AGT systems are identified. The summary provides a description of the state-of-the-art as evidenced by existing guideways, stations, and weather protection methods; models and guidelines to assist planners and designers of AGT systems; and approaches that will reduce the cost of guideways, stations, and weather protection.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared in cooperation with ABAM Engineers, Inc., Tacoma, WA. See also Volume 2, PB-281632.
  • Corporate Authors:

    De Leuw, Cather and Company

    165 West Wacker Drive
    Chicago, IL  USA  60601

    Urban Mass Transportation Administration

    400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Stevens, R D
  • Publication Date: 1979-8

Media Info

  • Pagination: 141 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00199122
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: UMTA-IT-06-0152-79-8Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-UT-70066
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Dec 19 1980 12:00AM