Completely Modular Public Transport

Toronto - Submitted by BriannaSmrke on Feb 2 2014

IMAGINE: Above-ground public transit that can be easily rearranged.

WHY? Planners make mistakes. Black swans can change the course of a city's development. Instead of tying ourselves to fixed infrastructure, why not build systems that can easily be rearranged? If midway ride roller coasters can be made safe for people to use, why not an entire train system?

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Feb 23 2014
8:19 PM
Like the description suggests, it would be a good place for roller coaster engineers to collaborate with city planners and transportation experts. It might be a ore expensive project upfront, but would probably save a lot of money in the long run for the city, so I'm sure local governments would be involved.
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Jun 10 2014
4:47 PM
These transit units could house solar panels on top, to help power the individual units and the along the lines to help power the surrounding buildings
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