Automated People Movers: A Futuristic Approach to Modern Transportation Planning

@article{Srivastava2014AutomatedPM,
  title={Automated People Movers: A Futuristic Approach to Modern Transportation Planning},
  author={Shumank Deep Srivastava and Ruchin Agrawal},
  journal={IOSR Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering},
  year={2014},
  volume={11},
  pages={01-11}
}
Automated people mover (APM) refers to fully automated, grade separated mass transit system. These systems are utilized in relatively small areas such as airport, theme parks etc. Since beginning in 1964 these systems have gone through a series of developments and transformations which resulted in the present APM. People movers use technologies such as monorail, duorail, automated guideway transit or maglev. APMs deploy fleets of small vehicles over a track network with off-line stations, and… Expand

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