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Public Transtainability

Environmentally conscious transit alternatives of the future

Implications - Increasingly, people are opting to use public transit as opposed to driving personal vehicles, mostly due to pressure to become more environmentally responsible. Concepts for alternative transportation range from social ride-sharing communities, to public rental cars and mass transit pods.
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Future Vehicle Seats
Future Vehicle Seats
4NE1 is a Rollercoaster Ride
The future of vehicle seating looks like a rollercoaster ride! This new innovative design takes a whole new look at transportational seating arrangement and capabilities in the future. The 4NE1 is designed… MORE
Ultra High Speed Public Pods
Ultra High Speed Public Pods
SkyTran Individual Maglev System
This looks like a super-cool ride you might see at Disneyland, but it's actually a design concept for a real for an ultra-fast public transit system. UniModal Transport Solutions created the Personal Rapid… MORE
Personal Trains
Personal Trains
ULTRa Future Train
Like something straight out of the Jetsons, except the cars don’t fly, the new ULTRa is poised to be the latest advance in public transport systems. ULTRa, which stands for Urban Light TRansport, was… MORE
Public Transit 2.0
Public Transit 2.0
Florence TAV Station
The Florence TAV Station in Italy will make high-speed, long distance trains travelling through the city a thing of the past. When it opens to the public in 2010, trains will pass through a seven kilometer… MORE
Social Ride Sharing Communities
Social Ride Sharing Communities
PickupPal is a really cool service that extends from online to real life connections where people can help each other out. You benefit from it by either getting a cheap ride, or getting paid to drive others… MORE
Perpetual Passenger Train
Perpetual Passenger Train
Non-Stop Metro Rail Transit
Taiwanese inventor, Peng Yu-lun, has designed a non-stop passenger train. It takes a lot of energy to start and stop a moving train due to something called inertia (mass x speed). Awesome! Wait a minute.… MORE
Bikers Switching to Trains
Bikers Switching to Trains
SNCF Trains Ad
This ad is for SNCF, the National Railway of France known for its speedy trips to the rest of Europe, particularly the U.K. The advertisement gets the point across well; no matter how much you love the… MORE
Futuristic Cabs
Futuristic Cabs
Ford Transit Taxi
Scheduled to be unveiled during the New York Auto Show, the Ford Transit Connect was spotted during a photo shoot styled like a taxi with a futuristic feel. According to Damon Lavrinc at Autoblog, "We… MORE

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