THE ASSESSMENT OF AN AIR-SUPPORTED AND PROPELLED URBAN TRANSPORT SYSTEM

THIS REPORT DESCRIBES THE TECHNOLOGY AND PRESENTS A QUALITTATIVE, QUANTITATIVE AND COMPARATIVE ASSESSMENT OF AN URBAN AIR SUPPORTED AND PROPELLED TRANSPORT SYSTEM. A ONE- YEAR STUDY HAS SHON THE SYSTE TO BE DEFECTIVE IN MANY WAYS. PARTICULARLY ITH REGARD TO SAFETY, AND THERE IS LITTLE EVIDECETHAT OVEALL COSTS WOULD BE LOWER THAN SOME EXISTING TRANSPORT MODES. FURTHE DEVELOPMENT OF THE SYSTEM IS NOT RECOMMENDED. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Cranfield Institute of Technology, England

    Cranfield MK43 OAL, Bedfordshire,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Slevinr
  • Publication Date: 1972-12

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 108 p.
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 1

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00242777
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: R&d Rpt
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1974 12:00AM