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Extending PRT capabilities
KTH, School of Architecture and the Built Environment (ABE), Centres, Centre for Traffic Research, CTR.
2009 (English)In: Automated People Movers 2009: Connecting People, Connecting Places, Connecting Modes: Proceedings of the twelfth international conference, May 31-June 3, 2009 : Atlanta, Georgia, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2009, 343-349 p.Conference paper, Published paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) offers direct, on-demand travel in automated vehicles seating 3-6 passengers on exclusive right-of-way. Commercially available systems now offer speeds up to 45 kph at headways from 3 seconds. With 3-second headways, a typical load of 1.5 passengers and 30 empty vehicles, the link capacity will be 1200 passengers per hour (one direction). This paper explores ways to extend the capabilities of PRT with respect to capacity and speed. Strategies have been developed and verified with the generic simulation software PRTsim.

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American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2009. 343-349 p.
Series
Proceedings of the International Conference on Automated People Movers, 343
Keyword [en]
Automated vehicles, Exclusive rights, Generic simulation, Link capacities, On-Demand, Personal rapid transits
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Transport Systems and Logistics
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-153564DOI: 10.1061/41038(343)29Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-70350167111ISBN: 978-078441038-7 (print)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-153564DiVA: diva2:753173
Conference
12th International Conference of Automated People Movers, Automated People Movers 2009: Connecting People, Connecting Places, Connecting Modes, 31 May 2009 through 3 June 2009, Atlanta, GA, United States
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QC 20141007

Available from: 2014-10-07 Created: 2014-10-06 Last updated: 2014-10-07Bibliographically approved

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