Sustainable mobility 1/2

7 May 2017.

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Discover the Sustainable Mobility Part 2

URBAN CABLE CAR TRAVERSING THE QUEENSBORO BRIDGE TO ROOSEVELT ISLAND IN NEW YORK CITY. SOURCE: POMA
THE GRENOBLE-BASTILLE CABLE CARS, KNOWN LOCALLY AS “LES BULLES” (“THE BUBBLES”) LINKS THE CITY CENTER WITH THE FORMER FORTRESS ACROSS AND ABOVE THE ISERE RIVER. SOURCE: POMA
PRIMOVE: A WIRELESS AND CONTACTLESS CHARGING SYSTEM FOR CLEAN, QUIET AND CONVENIENT E-BUSES IN THE HISTORIC CITY CENTRE OF BRUGES, BELGIUM. SOURCE: BOMBARDIER
THE COLORFUL RĂ–DA LINJEN (RED LINE) T14 OF STOCKHOLM’S METRO OPEN SINCE 1964 IS 41,6 KILOMETERS LONG. SOURCE: INGOLF
INTERMODALITY: CONNECTING PUBLIC TRANSPORT IN STRASBOURG, FRANCE FOR CITIZENS AND VISITORS TO GO FROM ELECTRIC TRAMS TO BUSES. SOURCE: UITP
THE PERSONAL RAPID TRANSPORT (PRT) – ALSO KNOWN AS PODCARS – IS AN AUTOMATED GUIDEWAY TRANSIT (AGT) SYSTEMS THAT OPERATE DIGITALLY ON SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED MAGNETIC PATHS. SINCE 2010, A 10-UNIT PRT SYSTEM HAS BEEN OPERATING IN MASDAR CITY, UAE. SOURCE: 2GETTHERE
INTERMODALITY: NEARLY 230,000 VISITORS TRAVEL FROM BUS TO TRAIN PER YEAR AT THE HISTORIC GRAND CANYON DEPOT. SOURCE: GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK
WHEN THERE IS NO MORE ROOM ON THE GROUND, THEN GO TO THE SKY. THESE TWO-PERSON PODS ARE COMING TO MARKET IN INDIA AND ISRAEL THIS YEAR TRANSPORTING PASSENGERS ON SUSPENDED LINES ABOVE CITY TRAFFIC. SOURCE: SKYTRAN
EXPONENTIAL ELECTRIC VEHICLES ARE COMING TO MARKET, REDUCING POLLUTION AND NOISE IN CITIES, BUT NOT INCREMENTAL CAR TRAFFIC.
THE FARADAY ELECTRIC BIKE HAS A SIMPLE CLASSY DESIGN WITH BATTERIES IN THE DOWNTUBE AND A FRONT HUB MOTOR. SOURCE: RICHARD MASONER