Dec 07, 2009
Analysis, Thoughts, Urban Planning & Design

Transit Is Not A Technology…

. . . it is a movement. Brian Tyler is an aspiring planner with degrees in economics and international business and he’s smart. His two websites (Paris, The Avant-Gard of Rail and Switching Modes) are innovative explorations of transit issues without the typical techno-babble. He knows how to connect. Two of his posts in particular...

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Nov 14, 2009
Analysis, Thoughts


When one first encounters the idea of Cable-Propelled Transit (CPT), one is alarmed. We’re suspicious of it and in some cases even hostile.  It doesn’t look like transit and it certainly doesn’t behave like transit. We therefore conclude that it must not be transit. That’s true, but only because we’re used to transit systems that...

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