October 14, 2009

WHAT'S THE POINT OF AN ATOMIZING TRAIN?

SkyTran could bring futuristic transit to Valley (Katie Shoultz, October 13, 2009, State Press)

Traffic, congestion and related pollution in large cities could be problems of the past with the implementation of a futuristic, personal rapid transit system called SkyTran, according to the system’s designers. [...]

[I]f Unimodal receives the federal grant money it applied for last month, construction of the first public line will begin in St. Tammany Parish La., and be completed by 2012.

Once that line is operational, Unimodal has its sights on Arizona and California as its next destinations because of the environmentally friendly power options their climates provide.

“Arizona and California are the perfect places to use solar and wind power, which is something we are interested in,” Unimodal’s Arizona representative Jerry Spellman said. “That is where we will likely go next.”

Posted by Orrin Judd at October 14, 2009 6:33 AM
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