parked in all parking lots-barely changed. A PRT would mitigate parking congestion and make all on-campus parking lots-whether close to or distant from the core campus area--closer to be equally attractive, and therefore tend to eliminate the "proximity" concern about on-campus parking.
4) Analysis of zone-to-zone travel times between one zone and all other zones resulted that a PRT system would effectively mitigate the impact of trip generation rates on travel time throughout a day, in other words the PRT would reduce traffic delay significantly. Accessibility was analyzed through isochronal plots drawn from zone-to-zone travel time data. The result is that the radial PRT increased the accessible area from a zone to six times as large as that in the existing transportation system.
5) A PRT system was found to substantially improve the mobility service
of the transportation system on the KSU main campus, by both saving travel time and increasing predictability of travel time throughout the day.
6) Of the two PRT scenarios tested in this study, the radial PRT was found to improve the system mobility service much more than the loop PRT could. This indicates that the most critical factor of a PRT system planning for the KSU main campus studied, and similar universities with relatively compact configurations, is the linking of remote parking lots to the core campus area. However, this should be confirmed on other universities with a range of physical layouts.
7) The boarding delay time is a crucial factor that would determine the extent of mobility improvement that a PRT could provide.