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94 2. Please provide any suggestions you may have for improving C. Number of vehicle door failures preventing passen- data collection and performance measurement practices gers from using a vehicle. among airport APM systems, including what you see as D. Total number of vehicle door failures. being the best set of performance measures common to 12. How many stations and platforms does your system all or most (airport or non-airport) APM systems. Please have? What is the average dwell time? attach, upload, or append material as necessary to explain 13. What type of propulsion system does your system use? this answer. A. Nominal operating voltage and current? 3. Please provide your thoughts on any measures you consider 14. What type of vehicle conveyance and track running to be poor measures of (airport or non-airport) APM per- equipment is employed at your system? formance and why. 15. What locations are monitored by a video surveillance system (closed circuit television equipment), and how is the information managed? 5.1.5Section 5: System and 16. How many cars make up the smallest independently Operating Characteristics operated vehicle that can be operated in your system? For 1. What is the configuration/layout of your system? example, a married pair would be considered two cars for 2.Does your system have bidirectional functionality the purposes of this survey. (i.e., can a vehicle operate in full automatic mode in both 17. What is the configuration of the operating fleet used in directions)? On the mainline? In the yard/storage areas? typical daily operations? 3. Please attach, upload, or send the following information 18. What is the number of peak operating vehicles and trains if available: required for an average operating weekday at your system? A. System or route map 19. What is the total number of vehicles in your fleet? 20. How is the coupling/uncoupling function managed at B. Track map your system? 4. What type of passengers does your APM transport? [This 21. What is the location of the vehicle maintenance facility at question was left blank for the non-airport APM survey.] your system? If possible, please provide a drawing, plan, 5. In what type of environment does your system operate? or map of the maintenance facility and yard area, as well 6. What areas does your system serve? [This question was as its location in relation to your overall system. left blank for the non-airport APM survey.] 22. How many hours is your system scheduled to operate? 7. What are the operating modes of your system? How many hours did your system operate in 2007? (If an 8. What is the length of your system's guideway? (total on-demand system, how many hours per day is the system without maintenance and storage/yard guideway and scheduled to be available for use?) total of maintenance and storage/yard guideway length) 23. How many on-guideway maintenance and recovery 9. Is it possible at your system for passengers to initiate their vehicles (MRVs) does your system have? How many own exit from a train and egress onto the guideway or incidents have occurred in your system where an in-service walkway without the assistance of O&M staff or other life vehicle needed to be pushed/pulled by the MRV or another safety personnel? If no, why not? vehicle? 10. How many evacuations has your system experienced? 24.What is your system's average weekday operating Please count the number of evacuations by incident. schedule? For example, if multiple trains are evacuated during the 25. What is the passenger capacity of a vehicle at your sys- same incident, that would be considered one evacuation. tem? Please describe how this is determined (i.e., if it is Please indicate the numbers of each of the following for obtained from the initial vehicle specification or tech- both 2007 and the last 3 years: nical proposal, through visual observation or passenger A. Passenger-initiated evacuations. counts during peak periods, or some other method). Please B. Operator-initiated evacuations. provide as much detail as possible about the capacity of C. Total evacuations. your vehicles. D. Total unsupervised evacuations. 26. Do passengers use luggage carts (e.g., Smarte Carte) on 11. Does your system have automatic sliding platform doors board your vehicles? If so, does the capacity number pro- at stations? Please indicate the numbers of each of the vided in question 25 take this into account? [This ques- following for both 2007 and the last 3 years: tion was left blank for the non-airport APM survey.] A. Number of platform door failures preventing passen- A. How does the use of luggage carts on your vehicles gers from using a vehicle. affect your vehicle capacity? Please quantify this if B. Total number of platform door failures. possible.