AUTOMATED GUIDED TRANSIT VERSUS CONVENTIONAL RAIL

@inproceedings{Stanger1985AUTOMATEDGT,
  title={AUTOMATED GUIDED TRANSIT VERSUS CONVENTIONAL RAIL},
  author={Richard M Stanger and Vukan R. Vuchic},
  year={1985}
}
The TRB discussion at the session on Rail Transit and New Technologies held during the 1985 TRB Annual Meeting and current developments in and deployment of guided transit systems lead to the following concluding observations. Light rail transit has a unique feature: it is the only guided mode that does not require a fully separated right-of-way. Its ability to utilize any right-of-way allows substantial investment savings, but also causes performance limitations and prevents full automation… CONTINUE READING

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