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Alternative Transportation District A conceptual approach to next-generation transportation
Transportation – What’s Next <ul><li>We are witnessing an explosion of alternative transportation vehicles </li></ul><ul><...
Transportation – What’s Next <ul><li>If we do not promote alternative transportation, we are by default encouraging more c...
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>World’s first electric car by Thomas Parker in 1884 </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Optibike – Electric Hybrid bike made in Boulder </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Rodem Wheelchair by Veda International  </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Brammo Enertia Electric Motorcycle sold at Best Buy </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Sold in Sam’s in Louisville </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Dean Kamen’s Eco Hybrid </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Daimler F-Cell Concept Vehicle </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Hydrogen Mobility X-Tender – Fuel Cell Bicycle </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Capella:  The Electric Backpack Bicycle </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Dog-Powered Vehicles </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>The Hawk by Alex Hodge – Tiny One-Seater Electric Car </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Emre Yazici’s “EGO” has two wheels and is controlled Atari-style with a joysti...
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Huvo Electric Pod Car </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>The Ecooter by ITRI in Taiwan </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>TVA Gazelle – 4-Wheel Tilting Car/Bike Hybrid </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Wearable Motorcycle Design </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Peugeot Hymotion Vehicle </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>T3 Motion police vehicle </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Monotracer – electric motorcycle </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>The Battery Powered EniCycle </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Self-Balancing Unicycle </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Audi Snook – One-Wheeled Car with a Brain </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>2-Person City Cruiser by Segway </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Winglet by Toyota </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Toyota’s i-Real </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Uno – One-Wheeled Electric Vehicle </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>3 EZ Electric Scooter </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Electric Scooter from China </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Electropositive Electric Car </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Blue Angel – Electric Scooter </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Electric Taxi </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Hecheng Electric Scooter </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Dareway – Segway for Kids </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Eve - Electric Car </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>One-Seater Electric Bike </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>iKoo Electric Car Scooter </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Orbis personal mobility vehicle </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>The Pixy </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Concept Wheelchair </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>The Sparrow PEV </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Collapsible Electric Skateboard </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Electric Skateboard </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Segway Soldiers </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Segway Golf & Pizza Delivery </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Segway with TV </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Segway with Seat </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Segway Knockoffs </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Volvo Concept Vehicle </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Air Pod </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Taga Stroller Trike </li></ul>
Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Zigo Leader Carrier Bicycle </li></ul>
The Opportunity <ul><li>No cities are well-equipped for this kind of transportation </li></ul>
The Opportunity <ul><li>Goal #1:  Turn Broomfield into a city that welcomes and promotes alternative transportation </li><...
Wriston’s Law <ul><li>“ Capital (meaning both money and ideas), when freed to travel at the speed of light, “will go where...
The Opportunity <ul><li>Currently there are thousands of different kinds of alternative transportation vehicles with virtu...
The Opportunity <ul><li>A well-defined alternative transportation road/trail network will attract manufacturers and distri...
Broomfield’s Trail System <ul><li>Presently there are 253 miles of multi-use paths, sidewalks, soft-surface trails, and on...
Broomfield’s Trail System <ul><li>Some of the most beautiful parts of Broomfield can only be seen from the trails </li></ul>
Broomfield’s Trail System
Broomfield’s Trail System
Broomfield’s Trail System <ul><li>But most are disjointed, few signs or directions, and currently dysfunctional as an alte...
Broomfield’s Trail System
Vail’s Trail System <ul><li>Good signs </li></ul>
Vail’s Trail System <ul><li>Separate lanes </li></ul>
The Process – Step 1 <ul><li>Map existing trails </li></ul><ul><li>Add connecting links </li></ul><ul><li>Add signage </li...
The Process – Step 2 <ul><li>Create a transportation network that connects: </li></ul><ul><li>Schools </li></ul><ul><li>Li...
The Process – Step 3 <ul><li>Develop a rules structure that encourages the “right kind” of vehicles by regulating: </li></...
The Process – Step 4 <ul><li>Announce it to the world: </li></ul><ul><li>“ World’s first alternative transportation-friend...
Conclusion <ul><li>These vehicles will soon become part of our lives with or without our blessing </li></ul><ul><li>This i...
 
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Broomfield Alternative Transportation Network 9 30 2009

  1. 1. Alternative Transportation District A conceptual approach to next-generation transportation
  2. 2. Transportation – What’s Next <ul><li>We are witnessing an explosion of alternative transportation vehicles </li></ul><ul><li>There are no good roads or trails for them to drive on </li></ul>
  3. 3. Transportation – What’s Next <ul><li>If we do not promote alternative transportation, we are by default encouraging more car traffic </li></ul>
  4. 4. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>World’s first electric car by Thomas Parker in 1884 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Optibike – Electric Hybrid bike made in Boulder </li></ul>
  6. 6. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Rodem Wheelchair by Veda International </li></ul>
  7. 7. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Brammo Enertia Electric Motorcycle sold at Best Buy </li></ul>
  8. 8. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Sold in Sam’s in Louisville </li></ul>
  9. 9. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Dean Kamen’s Eco Hybrid </li></ul>
  10. 10. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Daimler F-Cell Concept Vehicle </li></ul>
  11. 11. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Hydrogen Mobility X-Tender – Fuel Cell Bicycle </li></ul>
  12. 12. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Capella: The Electric Backpack Bicycle </li></ul>
  13. 13. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Dog-Powered Vehicles </li></ul>
  14. 14. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>The Hawk by Alex Hodge – Tiny One-Seater Electric Car </li></ul>
  15. 15. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Emre Yazici’s “EGO” has two wheels and is controlled Atari-style with a joystick </li></ul>
  16. 16. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Huvo Electric Pod Car </li></ul>
  17. 17. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>The Ecooter by ITRI in Taiwan </li></ul>
  18. 18. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>TVA Gazelle – 4-Wheel Tilting Car/Bike Hybrid </li></ul>
  19. 19. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Wearable Motorcycle Design </li></ul>
  20. 20. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Peugeot Hymotion Vehicle </li></ul>
  21. 21. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>T3 Motion police vehicle </li></ul>
  22. 22. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Monotracer – electric motorcycle </li></ul>
  23. 23. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>The Battery Powered EniCycle </li></ul>
  24. 24. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Self-Balancing Unicycle </li></ul>
  25. 25. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Audi Snook – One-Wheeled Car with a Brain </li></ul>
  26. 26. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>2-Person City Cruiser by Segway </li></ul>
  27. 27. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Winglet by Toyota </li></ul>
  28. 28. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Toyota’s i-Real </li></ul>
  29. 29. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Uno – One-Wheeled Electric Vehicle </li></ul>
  30. 30. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>3 EZ Electric Scooter </li></ul>
  31. 31. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Electric Scooter from China </li></ul>
  32. 32. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Electropositive Electric Car </li></ul>
  33. 33. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Blue Angel – Electric Scooter </li></ul>
  34. 34. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Electric Taxi </li></ul>
  35. 35. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Hecheng Electric Scooter </li></ul>
  36. 36. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Dareway – Segway for Kids </li></ul>
  37. 37. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Eve - Electric Car </li></ul>
  38. 38. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>One-Seater Electric Bike </li></ul>
  39. 39. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>iKoo Electric Car Scooter </li></ul>
  40. 40. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Orbis personal mobility vehicle </li></ul>
  41. 41. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>The Pixy </li></ul>
  42. 42. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Concept Wheelchair </li></ul>
  43. 43. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>The Sparrow PEV </li></ul>
  44. 44. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Collapsible Electric Skateboard </li></ul>
  45. 45. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Electric Skateboard </li></ul>
  46. 46. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Segway Soldiers </li></ul>
  47. 47. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Segway Golf & Pizza Delivery </li></ul>
  48. 48. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Segway with TV </li></ul>
  49. 49. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Segway with Seat </li></ul>
  50. 50. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Segway Knockoffs </li></ul>
  51. 51. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Volvo Concept Vehicle </li></ul>
  52. 52. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Air Pod </li></ul>
  53. 53. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Taga Stroller Trike </li></ul>
  54. 54. Alternative Transportation Vehicles <ul><li>Zigo Leader Carrier Bicycle </li></ul>
  55. 55. The Opportunity <ul><li>No cities are well-equipped for this kind of transportation </li></ul>
  56. 56. The Opportunity <ul><li>Goal #1: Turn Broomfield into a city that welcomes and promotes alternative transportation </li></ul><ul><li>Goal #2: As an alternative transportation-friendly city, turn it into an economic development opportunity </li></ul>
  57. 57. Wriston’s Law <ul><li>“ Capital (meaning both money and ideas), when freed to travel at the speed of light, “will go where it is wanted, stay where it is well-treated.” </li></ul><ul><li>- Walter Wriston </li></ul>
  58. 58. The Opportunity <ul><li>Currently there are thousands of different kinds of alternative transportation vehicles with virtually no roads or trails to drive them on. </li></ul>
  59. 59. The Opportunity <ul><li>A well-defined alternative transportation road/trail network will attract manufacturers and distributors from all over the world. </li></ul>
  60. 60. Broomfield’s Trail System <ul><li>Presently there are 253 miles of multi-use paths, sidewalks, soft-surface trails, and on-street bikelanes. </li></ul>
  61. 61. Broomfield’s Trail System <ul><li>Some of the most beautiful parts of Broomfield can only be seen from the trails </li></ul>
  62. 62. Broomfield’s Trail System
  63. 63. Broomfield’s Trail System
  64. 64. Broomfield’s Trail System <ul><li>But most are disjointed, few signs or directions, and currently dysfunctional as an alternative transportation system </li></ul>
  65. 65. Broomfield’s Trail System
  66. 66. Vail’s Trail System <ul><li>Good signs </li></ul>
  67. 67. Vail’s Trail System <ul><li>Separate lanes </li></ul>
  68. 68. The Process – Step 1 <ul><li>Map existing trails </li></ul><ul><li>Add connecting links </li></ul><ul><li>Add signage </li></ul><ul><li>Create long term vision for trails </li></ul>
  69. 69. The Process – Step 2 <ul><li>Create a transportation network that connects: </li></ul><ul><li>Schools </li></ul><ul><li>Library </li></ul><ul><li>Retail Centers </li></ul><ul><li>Sports & Recreation Facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Event Centers </li></ul><ul><li>City Hall </li></ul><ul><li>Broomfield Commons </li></ul>
  70. 70. The Process – Step 3 <ul><li>Develop a rules structure that encourages the “right kind” of vehicles by regulating: </li></ul><ul><li>Vehicle size </li></ul><ul><li>Weight </li></ul><ul><li>Number of Wheels </li></ul><ul><li>Noise </li></ul><ul><li>But keep it open enough to promote this kind of activity </li></ul>
  71. 71. The Process – Step 4 <ul><li>Announce it to the world: </li></ul><ul><li>“ World’s first alternative transportation-friendly city” </li></ul><ul><li>Offer economic development incentives </li></ul><ul><li>Run a series of prize competitions to build momentum </li></ul>
  72. 72. Conclusion <ul><li>These vehicles will soon become part of our lives with or without our blessing </li></ul><ul><li>This is a unique opportunity for Broomfield to take the lead </li></ul>

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