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Grand Lodge of America, Water Park of America

  • Thanks to the leadership from Grand Lodge of America and Mr Jeffrey Wirth discussions are progressing towards action
  • Networking accommodations, fun and shopping
  • No waiting for shuttles, 24x7
  • Not dependent on gas or gas prices
  • No driving restriction on the young or elderly
  • Heathrow Airport, Buys a Network
  • Princeton Study
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Point to Point Six Node Network Airport Network
Trips per day 1,000 3,000 10,000
Average trip length (mi.) 0.6 0.6 4.0
Guideway Length (mi) 1 1 10
Cost per Mile 2,000,000 2,000,000 3,000,000
Number of Stations 2 5 24
Cost per Station 250,000 250,000 250,000
Number of Vehicles Required 11 32 510
Cost per vehicle 7,500 7,500 7,500
Number of Switches 0 4 20
Cost per Switch 300,000 300,000 300,000
Maintenance Float @2% & 6% 0.60 1.80 10.00
Deadhead Factor 1.00 1.00 1.00
Average Speed 12 12 20
Max trips per vehicle per hour 15 15 3
Average Passenger Load 1.50 1.50 1.20
Peak Hour Percentage 15 15 15
Fare paying Vehicle Trips/day 667 2,000 8,333
Fare Vehicle Miles traveled/day 400 1,200 33,333
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Fare per Vehicle Mile 6.00 7.00 0.85
Average Fare $4 $4 $3
Average daily fare receipts ($) $2,400 $8,400 $28,333
Fare days per year 320 320 320
Capital $1,979,500 $4,388,500 $45,825,000
Yearly Finance Cost @ 6% $143,809 $318,820 $3,329,136
Maintenance @ 7% of capital $138,565 $307,195 $3,207,750
Power @.05/kWh - .200kWh/Pass. Mi $1,920 $5,760 $128,000
Fare Receipts/year (320 day year) $768,000 $2,688,000 $9,066,667
Capital and Operating Costs $284,294 $631,775 $6,664,886
Profit $483,706 $2,056,225 $2,401,780
costs per year $284,294 $631,775 $6,664,886
fare miles per year 128,000 384,000 10,666,667
cost per fare mile $2.2210 $1.6452 $0.6248

Networks will be solar powered.