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Master Plan Personal Rapid Transit Analysis Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport Peter Muller, P.E. Master Plan Personal Rapid.

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1 Master Plan Personal Rapid Transit Analysis Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport Peter Muller, P.E. Master Plan Personal Rapid Transit Analysis for Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport by Peter Muller, P.E. President, PRT Consulting, Inc.

2 Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) Driverless vehicles on a guideway One to four seated passengers plus luggage Direct origin to destination service – No need to transfer or stop Service on demand – not scheduled Very short headways (seconds)

3 Open Guideway (ULTra) Captive Bogey (Postech) Suspended (Mister)

4 PRT Characteristics Level of Service Trip Time Safety & Security Viability Energy Use Emissions Costs

5 BWI Master Plan PRT Analysis Investigate conceptual feasibility of PRT for: – Surface transport garages to terminals – Secure inter-concourse travel – Expansion to surface lots, Amtrak & CONRAC

6 Assumptions Speeds15 mph25 mph Minimum headway (seconds)23 Peak period average occupancy2.0 Maximum theoretical capacity (pphpd)3,6002,400 Average wait times< 1 minute 95% wait less than3 minutes

7 Phases 1, 2 and 3 PARKING GARAGE TERMINAL

8 All Four Phases CONRAC EMPLOYEE PARKING AMTRAK HOTELS PARKING TERMINAL LIGHT RAIL

9 Phase Breakdown

10 APM Comparison

11 Conclusions PRT could improve surface transportation – Less waiting – Less uncertainty – Easier way-finding – Improved travel times & comfort – Roll-on, roll-off – No on-site emissions – Reduced energy use

12 Conclusions (cont.) Capital costs – About 32% APM Operating costs – About 60% shuttle bus Revenue – Could attract customers from off-site lots – Could boost concession sales

13 Conclusions (cont.) PRT - low cost, direct and on-demand travel BWI - low cost carriers, Easy Come- Easy Go A Good Fit?

14 Contact Information Peter Muller PRT Consulting, Inc Deerpath Trail, Ste 200 Franktown, CO Ph: Cell: Fax: (303) prtconsulting.com


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