There are so many options when it comes to re-imagining transportation systems in an Untraceable City. These could range from low-tech solutions including transportation systems based on walking and bicycles, to high-tech solutions including vacuum tube trains or self-driving vehicles - and anything in-between.
Key topics to investigate:
- If we think of the city itself, how much and what type of transport would be needed? Can we quantify the transport requirements for a city? How can we reduce these requirements - and what would the result be of reduced mobility? What are the upsides to increasing mobility?
- How does speed impact things? What is the environmental cost of speed? What is the societal cost of slow transport? How slow is too slow?
- What "high-tech" solutions are currently out there? How proven are they? What are the environmental costs of these different technologies? Which of these technologies can conform to the Triple 95 rule?
- How does the transportation system interact with other components? Health and ecological restoration options are two key impact factors.
- How do we think of the transportation of goods?
Ideas and resources
We are looking for ideas and resources in the field of Transport that may enable a city to adhere to the Triple 95 rule. Please help out!
National annual road freight transport by regions of loading, group of goods and metropolitan regions
National annual road freight transport by regions of unloading, group of goods and metropolitan regions
|Wikipedia Wikipedia||Skyways are an interesting concept. They allow for pedestrian access from one building to another. However, they can also encourage exclusion inside a city, depending on how they can be accessed and are governed (see e.g. https://99percentinvisible.org/episode/beneath-the-skyway/).|
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