This New Generation Light Rail Concept Delivers Better Visual Cues

By: Amelia Roblin - Published: Aug 9, 2012 • References: & yankodesign
A large percentage of people using public transit are first-timers and out-of-towners, making the ideas put forth through this New Generation Light Rail concept very practical ones. For many folks, it may seem obvious how one should board an urban tram, but a handful of features within Adam Molnar's design don't leave any room for doubt.

This streetcar is conveniently street-level to allow for easy entry. It has been equipped with lights that surround all sets of doors, illuminating either red or green to indicate whether a prospective passenger can approach. A green border invites people to board and additional visual cues point wheelchair-bound patrons towards accessible areas of the New Generation Light Rail train. Stats for Easily Deciphered Streetcars Trending: Older & Average
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