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Transtec Delhi 2010

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Slides of my Transtec Delhi 2010 presentation: "Where is transport on the way?"

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Transtec Delhi 2010

  1. 1. Where is transport on the way? Asko Kauppi BM Design Copyright (c) 2010 BM Design Oy Picture: (c) 2008 Daniel C. Fergus
  2. 2. History of frogs During the 200 million years of their existence, frogs have been evolving in response to varying environmental conditions. Pictures: (c) 2009-10 amphibianrescue.org
  3. 3. History of transport During the 200 years of their existence, transport solutions have been evolving in response to varying environmental conditions.
  4. 4. History of transport Generic bike ” Simple ideas can change the world. In 1888, while watching his son Cargo bike ride a tricycle, John Boyd Dunlop noticed his discomfort whenever he Road race bike BMX bike rode over cobbled ground. Stadium race bike Mountain bike He knew the tricycle's solid rubber tires were to blame. The solution? He wrapped the wheels in thin rubber sheets, glued them together, Downhill bike inflated them with a football pump for a cushioning effect - and 1890 Bicycle with created the first commercially viable pneumatic tire. Dunlop patented pneumatic tires the idea, giving his fledgling Dunlop tire company a head start over automotive competitors who had already recognized the tire’s many advantages. Ten years later, Dunlop's invention had almost entirely „ replaced solid tires. 1876 Tricycle 1870 Big wheel bicycle 1865 Velocipede ”fast foot” 1817 Paron von Drais ”walking machine” Source: www.dunloptires.com
  5. 5. History of Personal Rapid Transit ? 2010 ULTra Vectus 2010 CyberCab MISTER RUF 1975 Morgantown 1973 Cabintaxi
  6. 6. Promises of the PRT era Maintenance Congestion - public traffic is vital to have - inefficiency - mostly uneconomical / -wasted time subsidized Accidents Land loss - immense hidden cost - unnecessary personal -parking lots suffering -street use Pollution -particles -climate change
  7. 7. Promises of the PRT era Predictability Maintenance Congestion -vehicle waiting - public traffic is vital to have - inefficiencyfor you -trips always take the same - mostly uneconomical / -wasted time subsidized time Accidents Land loss - immense hidden cost - unnecessary personal -parking lots suffering -street use Pollution -particles -climate change
  8. 8. Promises of the PRT era Predictability Maintenance Congestion -vehicle waiting - public traffic is vital to have - inefficiencyfor you -trips always take the same - mostly uneconomical / -wasted time subsidized time Accidents Land reuse Land loss - immense hidden cost -parks - unnecessary personal -parking lots suffering -flood buffers -street use Pollution -particles -climate change
  9. 9. Promises of the PRT era Le ased service Maintenance Predictability Congestion table cost - predic - public traffic is vital to have omic -vehicle waiting - encourages econ / - inefficiencyfor you -trips always take the same - mostly uneconomical optimization -wasted time subsidized time Accidents Land reuse Land loss - immense hidden cost -parks - unnecessary personal -parking lots suffering -flood buffers -street use Pollution -particles -climate change
  10. 10. Promises of the PRT era Le ased service Maintenance Predictability Congestion table cost - predic - public traffic is vital to have omic -vehicle waiting - encourages econ / - inefficiencyfor you -trips always take the same - mostly uneconomical optimization -wasted time subsidized time Accidents Land reuse Land loss Sa hidden - immensefety cost -parks - unnecessary personal - emergency toleranc -parking lots e suffering -flood buffers -street use Pollution -particles -climate change
  11. 11. Promises of the PRT era Le ased service Maintenance Predictability Congestion table cost - predic - public traffic is vital to have omic -vehicle waiting - encourages econ / - inefficiencyfor you -trips always take the same - mostly uneconomical optimization -wasted time subsidized time Accidents Land reuse Land loss Sa hidden - immensefety cost -parks - unnecessary personal - emergency toleranc -parking lots e suffering -flood buffers -street use Pollution Clean -particles -city air quality -climate change -carbon neutral
  12. 12. Promises of the PRT era Le ased service Maintenance Predictability Congestion table cost - predic - public traffic is vital to have omic -vehicle waiting - encourages econ / - inefficiencyfor you -trips always take the same - mostly uneconomical optimization -wasted time subsidized time Accidents Land reuse Land loss Sa hidden - immensefety cost -parks - unnecessary personal - emergency toleranc -parking lots e suffering -flood buffers -street use Pollution Clean Ugly looks -particles -city air quality -climate change -too big tracks -carbon neutral
  13. 13. Promises of the PRT era
  14. 14. Copyright 2010, BM Design Oy
  15. 15. Patent pending track design Copyright 2010, BM Design Oy
  16. 16. Patent pending track design 2-3 person cabin Copyright 2010, BM Design Oy
  17. 17. Patent pending track design 2-3 person cabin Train mode for up to 9 people and/or luggage Copyright 2010, BM Design Oy
  18. 18. Patent pending track design 2-3 person cabin Train mode for up to 9 people and/or luggage Track capacity up to 5700 prs/h (10m headway) Copyright 2010, BM Design Oy
  19. 19. Patent pending track design 2-3 person cabin Train mode for up to 9 people and/or luggage Track capacity up to 5700 prs/h (10m headway) Usual speed 45km/h Copyright 2010, BM Design Oy
  20. 20. Patent pending track design 2-3 person cabin Train mode for up to 9 people and/or luggage Track capacity up to 5700 prs/h (10m headway) Usual speed 45km/h Straight speed 70km/h Copyright 2010, BM Design Oy
  21. 21. Patent pending track design 2-3 person cabin Train mode for up to 9 people and/or luggage Track capacity up to 5700 prs/h (10m headway) Usual speed 45km/h Straight speed 70km/h Adaptable power source (usually batteries) Copyright 2010, BM Design Oy
  22. 22. Patent pending track design 2-3 person cabin Train mode for up to 9 people and/or luggage Track capacity up to 5700 prs/h (10m headway) Usual speed 45km/h Straight speed 70km/h Adaptable power source (usually batteries) Light at-grade station (capacity 600 prs/h) Copyright 2010, BM Design Oy
  23. 23. Patent pending track design 2-3 person cabin Train mode for up to 9 people and/or luggage Track capacity up to 5700 prs/h (10m headway) Usual speed 45km/h Straight speed 70km/h Adaptable power source (usually batteries) Light at-grade station (capacity 600 prs/h) Heavy use parallel station for traffic hubs (capacity up to 5700 prs/h) Copyright 2010, BM Design Oy
  24. 24. Copyright 2010, BM Design Oy
  25. 25. No protrusions in the track; ideal for snow, sand and durability Copyright 2010, BM Design Oy
  26. 26. No protrusions in the track; ideal for snow, sand and durability No external electrical contacts Copyright 2010, BM Design Oy
  27. 27. No protrusions in the track; ideal for snow, sand and durability No external electrical contacts Produced as a co- operation of existing industrial partners Copyright 2010, BM Design Oy
  28. 28. No protrusions in the track; ideal for snow, sand and durability No external electrical contacts Produced as a co- operation of existing industrial partners Stations at (pedestrian) grade level. Copyright 2010, BM Design Oy
  29. 29. No protrusions in the track; ideal for snow, sand and durability No external electrical contacts Produced as a co- operation of existing industrial partners Stations at (pedestrian) grade level. Climbs 0..90 degrees Copyright 2010, BM Design Oy
  30. 30. Market entry niches Tourist locations - highly varying seasonal needs - allows placing parking lots further away from the attractions (and/or having many) -i.e. golf villages Historical sites -very little digging work is required -fits in tight places -i.e. Greek islands Campuses -get employees / students to work and back
  31. 31. Leased bleeorsvice s Procurement model icta c t - pred onomic - encourages ec optimization Design phase "Live" End of line End user Customer billing (optional) Renew is responsible Foundation contract? Real time performance monitoring Design the track Design is responsible Quality Track Recycling control & updates Operator is responsible Personnel Operation Relevant questions - Where should the stations be? - Is the track performing its function - How much capacity is required? - Can it be made to perform better? - Where should the track go? - Is the track still required?
  32. 32. Leased bleeorsvice s Procurement model icta c t - pred onomic - encourages ec optimization Design phase "Live" End of line End user Customer billing (optional) Renew is responsible Foundation contract? Real time performance monitoring Design the track Design is responsible Quality Track Recycling control & updates Operator is responsible Personnel Operation Relevant questions - Where should the stations be? - Is the track performing its function - How much capacity is required? - Can it be made to perform better? - Where should the track go? - Is the track still required?
  33. 33. Intermediate break / questions? Rapid, global declines among amphibians are partly alarming because many occur for apparently unknown or enigmatic reasons. Thank you. Pictures in this presentation: www.iStockPhoto.com www.danfergusdesign.com www.komodomedia.com http://tolweb.org/Neobatrachia www.amphibianrescue.org

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