Saturday, October 24, 2009

Society for Nature Conservation in Uppsala - "PRT is not public transport"

Opinion piece in Swedish from the Upsala Nya Tidning.

Quotes using Google translator:

PRT is not public transport

Nothing is gained by giving Uppsala, a ceiling of track cars. Capacity is too low. Tram is the solution of Uppsala, writes Naturskyddsföreningens Marianne Kahn and Mats Andersson.


But the track cars Uppsala to bet money on has nothing to do with public transport, because the capacity is too low.


The solution for Uppsala are trams. In European countries is growing and tram networks in Sweden becomes increasingly concrete plans in many cities. Today's low-floor trams are comfortable, quiet and efficient. A tramway from the outer regions toward the center helps to reduce car use and improving the urban environment.

This is what the Swedish Wiki-pod-people want to do to the urban environment...

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