“BART’s revolutionary rapid transit car, designed to make interurban travel a pleasure, is now on display in Bay Area communities.” Image credit: Eric Fischer
What will the future of urban transportation look like? Will there be more hybrid cars, bicycles, and light-rail? Probably. But among the usual suspects believed to reduce congestion and pollution, there is a new candidate reminiscent of people mover convert belts proposed over a century ago!
The latest idea to move beyond the wasteful single passenger automobile is a PAT (people and thing) mover.Imagine moving in a self-operated, personalized car without the waste of, say, a single person commuting in an SUV that seats eight– that’s PAT…. Read the rest