As soon as we think about the future of transport, we tend to envision a world in which folks fly personal jetpacks; cars push streets piled several tales packaged with levitating traffic, and autonomous e-bikes; for the latter, read this review. In reality, in the intermediate and short term, how we get around will probably be a bit less sci-fi in contrast to this. But, it’s likely to demand some genuinely radical changes still. Artificial intelligence, big smartphone, and information connectivity have been put to change the urban transport encounter, decrease congestion, speed up journey times, and allow autonomous vehicles around our transport networks to the very first moment. In this post, we bring together some technologies that revolutionize the mode of commuting.
Despite having over 800,000 people, Columbus, Ohio, opes to become one of the best “smart transportation” cities in the region. The competition encourages cities to think about changing their entire transportation system instead of growing slowly as they usually do. Within a few decades, Columbus needs autonomous ferries running through the industrial area, motion-sensitive streetlights, and smart traffic alerts to help avoid traffic congestion. Residents should be able to pay for everything through a smartphone scheme that charges them summary prices, regardless of how they made their trip on public transportation. Globally, smart transportation spending is expected to reach nearly $4 billion annually by 2020 as urban planning authorities turn to technology to alleviate many of the traffic problems plaguing our rapidly growing cities.
Beyond the press hype, the Hyperloop likely requires a place for the crowd. The ambitious dream of passenger capsules traveling at speeds within 750 mph in giant tubes originated with tech entrepreneur Elon Musk. He won’t let other private companies develop the technology. Hyperloop One hopes to have a test system in place by 2017. The concept that people can be transported from one city to another at speeds faster than most passenger planes can reach is shocking and will be revolutionary, whether it works or not. But while there is little doubt that the technology can work, there are still doubts that its system can guttle such a mode of transportation.
Automated Guideway Transit
The Yurikamome Line and the Nippori Toneri Line are now so developed that they transport more than 400,000 people a day. Automated Guideway Transit (AGTs) has spread worldwide, with 25 lines operating in eight nations, including Singapore, Taiwan, and Macau. The vehicles are equipped with rubber tires that reduce noise and vibration and reduce the surrounding air’s impact. Since there is no driver, operating costs can be reduced. In line with economic expansion, residents of emerging economies work in urban centers, creating the need for intra-city transportation. The need to address social problems such as these is urgent, and besides, high-speed AGT offers the right solution.