How Futurism Can Help Make Tech Clean

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Technology has revolutionized the urban and suburban landscape across the United States. As more people embrace a green lifestyle, city planners are looking for ways to incorporate energy-efficient lifestyles and transportation methods. In many cases, cheap travel is possible through the use of public transportation services. Reaching a new destination can be as simple as comparing credit cards. The following guide explores how futurism can help make tech clean.

Many large centers like Atlanta have very poor public transportation services. While Atlanta has an excellent interstate and highway system, it can be very difficult to travel by bus and metro service in the city. There are only two subway lines for the entire city. However, there are many large cities like New York and Paris that have excellent underground public transportation.

Several futurists have looked for effective ways to combine both of these ideas into one. While a subway system can be a convenient choice for many drivers, it can be difficult to manage subway schedules. In many cases, a subway system will experience periods of disuse and high use. While it’s possible to reduce the number of subway trains during low usage hours, it can be difficult to ratchet up service levels on demand.

In addition, traditional subway systems are much slower than traditional vehicles. A 15 minute drive can take up to 90 minutes when using public transportation services. In addition, many people don’t enjoy riding in a large vehicle with strangers, or having to worry about being crowded by those strangers when coming home with groceries or other goods.

One of the most exciting new transportation technologies may revolutionize public transport in many US cities. Through the use of personal transportation systems (PTS), it will be possible to reduce transportation times, promote a green environment and reduce transportation costs.

PTS combine the convenience of traditional vehicles with the safety and reduced operating costs of public transportation. In addition, PTS can be incorporated into existing subway infrastructure.

With PTS, an individual can purchase a ride on a rail-powered personas transportation vehicle. Like a subway train, this vehicle will operate through the use of an electrified rail or overhead line. However, each vehicle will be designed to hold only two to four passengers. After entering a PTS vehicle, an individual can input his or her destination. Based on distance and time of day, an individual will be presented with a rate. The PTS vehicle will automatically travel to the next destination. Through the use of guidance technology and network automation, it’s possible to have thousands of vehicles operating in a shared rail environment.

PTS reduce many of the hazards and inconveniences associated with traditional mass transportation. Instead of riding with strangers, an individual will have access to his or her own secured car. This can be a great way to ensure transportation at dangerous times in the early morning and late evening.

In addition. PTS will ensure timely and efficient transportation at a minimal cost. Since PTS will not run when empty, there’s no need to have empty subway cars following a set schedule. In addition, there will usually be no wait times for accessing a PTS vehicle.

By using a PTS vehicle, it will be possible for many people to experience a public transportation ride that is similar to a vehicle. One of the most common problems with public transportation is long ride times. Since a subway car may stop at dozens of stops before one’s destination, it can be time-consuming to reach one’s final exit. With PTS, a vehicle will stay in the moving lane until it reaches its destination. This can be a great way to ensure fast and efficient transportation to one’s destination.

Article written by Samantha Peters, who is interested in bringing attention to the convergence of clean technologies and the environment. Sam believes Personal Transportation Systems (PTS) will become an increasing important mode of eco-friendly and economical transportation in the near future.

About Author

Walter’s contributions to CleanTechies over the past 4 years have been instrumental in growing the publications social media channels via his ongoing editorial and data driven strategies. He is the founder and managing director of Sunflower Tax, a renewable energy tax and finance consultancy based in San Diego, California. Active in the San Diego clean technology community, participating in events sponsored by CleanTech San Diego, EcoTopics, and Cleantech Open San Diego, Walter has also been a presenter at numerous California Center for Sustainability (CCSE) programs. He currently serves as an adjunct professor at the University of San Diego School of Law where he teaches a course on energy taxation and policy.

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