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The following sources are recommended by a professor emeritus whose research specialty is future innovations in transportation.


Six Superlative Sources

· Anderson, J. Edward, Transit Systems Theory, Lexington Books: D.C. Heath, 1978.

· Burke, Catherine, Innovation and Public Policy: The Case of Personal Rapid Transit, Lexington Books: D.C. Heath, 1979.

· Schneider, Jerry B., Innovative Transportation Systems. This web site offers a wealth of information, including summaries and excerpts from many other sources of information.

· Irving, Jack, et al., Fundamentals of Personal Rapid Transit, Lexington Books: D.C. Heath, 1978.

· Merritt, H. William, "Reflections on the New Systems Study Project," pp. 35-59 in Automated People Movers IV: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Automated People Movers, March 18-20, 1993, Irving, Texas, American Society of Civil Engineers, 1993.

· Cole, Leon M., and Harold W. Merritt, eds., Tomorrow's Transportation: New Systems for the Urban Future, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Metropolitan Development, Urban Transportation Administration, 1968. Chapters available online: "Summary," pp. 1-5; "Recommended Future Systems," pp. 58-77. and

Other Excellent Sources

· MacDonald, Raymond, 21st Century Personal Rapid Transit, Self-Published, 2003.

· Henderson, Clark, et al., Future Urban Transportation Systems: Descriptions, Evaluations and Programs, Final Report, Volumes 1 and 2, Prepared for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development by the Stanford Research Institute, 1968.

· Advanced Transit Association, "Personal Rapid Transit: Another Option for Urban Transit?" Journal of Advanced Transportation, 2:3, 1988, pp. 192-314.

· Andreasson, Ingmar, Innovative Transit Systems, VINNOVA: Swedish Agency of Innovation Systems, 2001.

· Anderson, J. Edward, "Some Lessons from the History of Personal Rapid Transit," paper presented at the International Conference on Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) and Other Emerging Transportation Systems, November 18-20, 1996, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

· Lowson, Martin, ULTra Urban Light Transport, Advanced Transport Systems.

· U.S. Congress, Office of Technology Assessment, Automated Guideway Transit: An Assessment of PRT and Other New Systems, Prepared for the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Transportation Subcommittee, June 1975.

· Automated People Movers, series of international conference proceedings, American Society of Civil Engineers, 1985-present.

· Journal of Advanced Transportation, Institute for Transportation in cooperation with the Advanced Transit Association, 1966-present.

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