CREATING NEW CITIES THROUGH THE LARGE AIR-CUSHION VEHICLE

POTENTIAL SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF THE AIR- CUSHION VEHICLE (ACV), IN THE FORM OF A MULTI-THOUSAND- TON FREIGHTER, ON CITY DEVELOPMENT ARE INTERPRETED. THE MOBILITY OF THE ACV ALLOWS A NEW GEOGRAPHIC FREEDOM IN CHOOSING TRANSPORTATION ROUTES, LOCATING PORTS, AND LAYING OUT A CITY. ACVS AND HOVERPORTS CAN PROVIDE A GEOGRAPHICALLY MALLEABLE ECONOMIC STIMULUS AND EMPLOYMENT BASE FOR NEW CITIES; A HOVERPORT CITY CAN COST LESS TO DEVELOP THAN A CONVENTIONAL NEW CITY. /AUTHOR/

  • Authors:
    • Anderson, J L
    • Finnega, P M
  • Publication Date: 1972-1

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  • Accession Number: 00241676
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 16 1972 12:00AM