BRT is expanding as a global transportation strategy. Project sponsors and planners will benefit from the early efforts in multi-jurisdictional engagement presented here.
Building over rail infrastructure and terminus stations is helping to relieve the pressure of increasing city density in London.
Case studies to identify/evaluate sustainable design measures for two light rail extension projects are presented and how they contribute to resilience.
This resilience planning approach incorporates engineering expertise at the beginning of the urban planning process, with examples from NYC projects.
CFD analysis was used to determine emergency ventilation requirements for 2 new LRT stations and connecting tunnels in the event of a train fire.
An upgrade of an LRT bridge-tunnel was designed for typhoon conditions, with fire life safety provisions to ensure safe evacuation of the tunnel.
Standardized risk management approaches such as PAS 55 and ISO 55000 help asset-owning organizations manage their assets efficiently and with transparency.