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This standard constitutes Part 3 of a three-part standard that aims to establish the minimum set of requirements necessary to achieve an acceptable level of safety and performance for an Automated People Mover (APM) system. Collectively this three-volume standard will assist the industry and public by expediting the approval and release process and facilitating the use of an APM system. Part 3 (ASCE 21-00) provides information on electrical equipment, stations, and guideways. Topics dedicated to electrical equipment include traction power substation equipment, wayside power-collection equipment, passenger station electrical equipment, and uninterruptible power supply. Topics relating to stations include disabled persons access requirements, platform edge protection, evacuation of misaligned trains, emergency lighting and ventilation, and fire protection. Guideways topics include blue light stations, intrusion protection and detection, emergency evacuation and access, fire protection, signage, emergency lighting and ventilation, emergency power supply, guideway alignment, and structural criteria
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The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is a tax-exempt professional body founded in 1852 to represent members of the civil engineering profession worldwide.
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