Strategic Analysis of Light Rail Transit in North America

Strategic Analysis of Light Rail Transit in North America

Increased Passenger Ridership Drives Demand

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22-Nov-2013
REGION
North America
Research Code: NC3D-01-00-00-00
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The aim of this research service is to evaluate the revenue growth opportunities available for light rail transit rolling stock manufacturers in North America. The research offers analysis of key trends and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) preferences as well as strategic market sizing forecasts, market drivers, market restraints, and an in-depth market share analysis for streetcars and light rail transit systems. The scope of this research covers both the US and Canada from 2009–2020, with a base year of 2012 and a forecast period of 2013–2020. Key conclusions and a future outlook conclude this research service.

Table of Contents

Executive Summary—Key Findings

Executive Summary—Market Engineering Measurements

Length and Passenger Ridership

Current Light Rail Transit Market Composition

Executive Summary—Light Rail Rolling Stock Witnesses Higher Interest

Light Rail Technology Road Map

Executive Summary—Total Market Unit Shipment Snapshot

Executive Summary—Competitive Positioning of Key Participants

Executive Summary—Comparative Analysis

Executive Summary—Key Conclusions and Future Outlook

Research Scope

Research Aims and Objectives

Key Questions This Study Will Answer

Research Background

Research Methodology

Key OEM/Participant Groups Compared in this Study

Light Rail Transit Segmentation

Definitions

Definitions (continued)

Definitions (continued)

Product Life Cycle Analysis of Light Rail Vehicles

Executive Summary—Light Rail Transit Project Status

Passenger Ridership in Rail Growing Steadily Every Year:

Renaissance of Light Rail Transit in North America

Several Systems are Underperforming Even with Larger Fleets

Different Types of Transit Modes Meet Different Passenger Needs

Light Rail with Transit Oriented Development

Light Rail Transit Operating Characteristics

Impact of Light Rail Transit on Residential and Office Property Values

Focus Areas for OEMs

Key Factors for Light Rail Success

Impact of Top 4 Mega Trends on the North American Light Rail Transit Market

Impact of Top 4 Mega Trends on North American Light Rail Transits

Impact of Top 4 Mega Trends on North American Light Rail Transits

Drivers and Restraints

Light Rail Transit Market Drivers

Drivers Explained

Light Rail Transit Market Restraints

Restraints Explained

Procurement Criteria

Funding Approval Process for Streetcars/Light Rail Transit

Impact of MAP-21—New Start Project Development Process

Impact of MAP-21—Small Start Project Development Process

Capital Public Transportation Program—Expanding Transit Systems

MAP-21 Funding Level

Impact of Construction Light Rail Projects

Light Rail Transit Funding Spilt

Light Rail Platform Overview

Choice of Platform Plays a Crucial Role

Light Rail Transit Build Analysis

OEMs Offering Fewer Doors and with Faster Exchange of Passengers

Integration of Light Rail Vehicle Floor + Platform Floor

American Disability Act-Current Accessible Stations

The Importance of Width

Impact of Width on Interior Layout

Fare Equipment Ecosystem and Characteristics

Light Rail Transit Platforms Moving to 100% Low Floor

Market Engineering Measurements

Light Rail Transit Market—Revenue Forecast Scenario Analysis

Forecast Scenario Assumptions to 2020

Light Rail Transit Market—Total Length Forecast

Light Rail Transit Market—Unit Shipment Forecast by OEM

Light Rail Transit Market—Unit Shipment Forecast in Installed Base

Unit Shipment Forecast in Installed Base Discussion

Competitive Environment

Competitive Analysis—Market Share

Light Rail Segment—Total Length Forecast

Light Rail Segment—Unit Shipment Forecast by OEM

Light Rail Segment—Unit Shipment Forecast in Installed Base

Light Rail Segment Competitive Analysis—Supplier Market Share

Light Rail Segment—Conclusions and Future Outlook

Streetcar Segment—Total Length Forecast

Streetcar Segment—Unit Shipment Forecast by OEM

Streetcar Segment—Unit Shipment Forecast in Installed Base

Street Car Segment Competitive Analysis—Supplier Market Share

Streetcar Segment—Conclusions and Future Outlook

Canada Market—Total Length Forecast

Canada Market—Unit Shipment Forecast by OEM

Canada Market—Unit Shipment Forecast in Installed Base

Canada Market—Supplier Market Share Analysis

Canada Market—Conclusions and Future Outlook

US Market—Total Length Forecast

US Market—Unit shipment Forecast by OEM

US Market—Unit Shipment Forecast in Installed Base

US Market—Supplier Market Share Analysis

US Market—Conclusions and Future Outlook

Buses become Unfeasible Beyond 10,000 P/H/D*

Impact of Light Rail Transit in an Urban Setup

Light Rail Transit versus Bus Market

Comparison of 2 Capitals: With and Without LRT

Success of Sacramento

Impact/Benefits of Modern Streetcar

Modern Streetcar Projects

Wireless Catenary Solution—Segmentation and Comparative Analysis

Performance Evaluation of Technologies

Batteries and Super Capacitors Show Market Direction

Performance Comparison: Ultra Capacitor and Li-ion Battery

Energy Storage Technologies—Comparison

Wireless Catenary Technologies—Benefits and Barriers

On Board Battery Solution for Light Rail Transit

Alstom’s APS System

Bombardier’s PRIMOVE System

Benchmark Analysis—Key Wireless Catenary System Technologies

Key Conclusions and Future Outlook

The Last Word—3 Big Predictions

Legal Disclaimer

Table of Acronyms Used

List of Others—Total Market Share Analysis

List of Others—Street Car Segment Market Share Analysis

List of Others—Light Rail Segment Market Share Analysis

List of Others—US Market Share Analysis

Learn More—Next Steps

Market Engineering Methodology

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The aim of this research service is to evaluate the revenue growth opportunities available for light rail transit rolling stock manufacturers in North America. The research offers analysis of key trends and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) preferences as well as strategic market sizing forecasts, market drivers, market restraints, and an in-depth market share analysis for streetcars and light rail transit systems. The scope of this research covers both the US and Canada from 20092020, with a base year of 2012 and a forecast period of 20132020. Key conclusions and a future outlook conclude this research service.
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Author Sundar Shankarnarayanan
Industries Transportation and Logistics
WIP Number NC3D-01-00-00-00
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