Posts Tagged 'urban transportation'

Driverless Transportation Coming To Singapore

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Mashable reports –

SINGAPORE — Before the year is up, Singaporeans could be hopping on these driverless pod vehicles to get to school and work. The pods run on electricity, and are able to travel autonomously on smaller roads, such as those within a gated community or school campus. 2getthere, the Dutch maker of the pods, and Singaporean transportation operator SMRT on Wednesday announced they will be building 24-passenger cars that are slated to run commercially by the end of the year. They’ve established a new joint venture called 2getthere Asia that will operate and maintain the vehicles in the city state.

Continue reading HERE.

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Tour The NYC Subway In 2 Minutes [video]

Historical Photos Of The New York City Subway

 

New-York-City-Subway-sBuzz_feed published a few old photos of the NYC subway.

ImgFeatures.com has many more.

i-Road – Toyota’s Strange Little Concept Vehicle

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Wired reported –

The i-Road is not a car. It’s a funky electric three-wheeled concept the automaker seems to think we’ll one day use to zip around cities burning nothing but rubber. It combines the advantages of a motorcycle (nimble, thrifty, easy to park) and of a car (enclosed, controls you’re used to, won’t topple) in a vehicle that is as fun to drive as it is weird to see.

Continue reading and watch a video HERE.


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