PRT Consulting, Inc.
1340 Deerpath Trail, Suite 200
Franktown, CO 80116
(303) 532-1855

Efficient Transit Solutions
Personal Rapid Transit Testing

PRT Testing

The construction, manufacturing, installation and operation of a Personal Rapid Transit system must be thoroughly tested to ensure compliance with specified requirements for such items as:

  • Operating environment
  • Safety
  • Dependability
    • Reliability
    • Maintainability
    • Availability
  • Capacity
  • Scalability
  • Control system
  • Automatic vehicle protection system
  • Vehicle health and usage monitoring system
  • Audio and visual communications
  • Vehicle design and manufacturing
    • Capacity and load
    • Dynamic envelope
    • Clearance in stations
    • Structural design
    • Aesthetic design
    • Suspension and guidance
    • Passenger comfort
    • Doors, access and egress
    • Windows
    • Fire protection and flammability
    • Lighting
    • Electrical systems
    • Propulsion and braking
  • Electrical Equipment
    • Traction power substation equipment
    • Wayside power collection
    • Station electrical equipment
    • Uninterruptible power supply
  • Stations
    • Location
    • Architecture
    • ADA compliance
    • Platform edge protection
    • Emergency lighting and ventilation
    • Fire protection
  • Guideways
    • Architecture
    • Blue light stations
    • Intrusion protection and detection
    • Emergency evacuation and access
    • Fire protection
    • Signage
    • Emergency lighting and ventilation
    • Emergency power supply
    • Alignment
    • Structural criteria
  • Maintenance/Storage facility
    • Location
    • Architecture
    • Site
    • Structural
    • Mechanical
    • Electrical
    • HVAC
    • Security
    • Emergency preparedness
    • System verification and demonstration
    • System acceptance
    • Operations, maintenance and training
    • Operational monitoring
  • System safety certification
Merging Personal Rapid Transit Layout