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READER TIP: Air Tram Concept for San Francisco

Posted By thinksketch On June 18, 2008 @ 7:45 pm In Green Transportation,Innovation,San Francisco | 7 Comments

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Spurred by environmental awareness or, more likely, the impending oil shortage, public transportation will soon see an unprecedented growth spurt. If our current infrastructures are too cumbersome to handle this kind of rapid expansion, what will the new technologies look like? Which assumptions do we need to re-evaluate about our means of public transportation? Here’s a new take on an old idea: A hybrid between an elevated train and a suspension footbridge.

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