Open Science Research Excellence

ICPRTSD 2022 : International Conference on Personal Rapid Transit and System Design

Vienna, Austria
June 21 - 22, 2022

Call for Papers

ICPRTSD 2022 : International Conference on Personal Rapid Transit and System Design is the premier interdisciplinary platform for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Personal Rapid Transit and System Design. The conference will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars in the domain of interest from around the world. Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:
  • Personal rapid transit
  • Operational automated transit networks (ATN) systems
  • Origins
  • UMTA is formed
  • PRT research starts
  • System developments
  • Later developments
  • System design
  • Vehicle design
  • Propulsion
  • Switching
  • Infrastructure design
  • Guideways
  • Stations
  • Operational characteristics
  • Headway distance
  • Capacity
  • Single line capacity
  • Networked PRT capacity
  • Travel speed
  • Ridership attraction
  • Control algorithms
  • Safety
  • Energy efficiency
  • Opposition and controversy
  • Technical feasibility debate
  • Regulatory concerns
  • Concerns about PRT research
  • New urbanist opinion
  • PRT vs. autonomous vehicles