WIT Press


The Auto-Taxi Future Urban Transport Concept: Design Response To Research

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT000031

Volume

49

Pages

13

Published

2000

Size

1,568 kb

Author(s)

R. Porst

Abstract

Description of a new transport system that meets changing needs, complements multi-modal travel and offers reduced impact is the focus of this study. The work consists of two main components: research into the current situation and design solution. Travel demand, current transport preference and related impacts are first discussed, followed by examples of measures to correct difficulties and consideration of influences that hinder change. Results of a local survey complete the supporting research. Key features of the proposed system and vehicle, as well as operating recommendations and parameters are presented as a solution to the findings. To conclude the article, relevance of this approach and recommendations for further work are briefly discussed. The study aims to promo

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