The Automobile's Role in the Future.

by John L. Hult

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Explores the competition between various modes of travel as a function of range, and the choice between travel or electronics for communicating. An evolutionary development of our means of travel is described that would introduce new concepts for improving the capacity and capability of our urban transportation systems while reducing unwanted side effects. A Freeway Express Transit is outlined that would better use the already huge investment commitments in land, equipment, and social way of life that have made the automobile such an important factor. It would retain the eminent role of the automobile while evolving a more socially satisfying transportation system. 5 pp. Ref.

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