Airport Passenger Conveyance Systems Planning Guidebook

Airport Passenger Conveyance Systems Planning Guidebook

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qDescribes best practices and specific design considerations and presents decision-making frameworks for implementing passenger conveyance systems. Passenger conveyance components include escalators, elevators, moving walkways, and passenger assist vehicles/carts. Automated People Mover systems (the subject of ACRP Reports 37 and 37A), personal rapid transit systems, and shuttle bus systems are not covered in the Guidebook. In addition to the Guidebook, ACRP Report 67 also includes a comprehensive database along with a Decision-Support Tool for planning, designing, and evaluating passenger conveyance systems at airports as a function of specific airport design and operating parameters. This database allows project planners to examine how passenger conveyance components operate as a system throughout different areas within the airport environment.q--Foreword.2.3 Elevators 2.3.1 Physical Characteristics Typically, elevators are used less frequently than other modes of passenger conveyance at airports. ... These larger elevators are often required in areas where there are high levels of baggage cart use combined with the need for ... However, when necessary a configuration with the machine room a€œbelowa€ can also be provided where the equipment is located atanbsp;...

Title:Airport Passenger Conveyance Systems Planning Guidebook
Publisher:Transportation Research Board - 2012


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