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An exploration of moving walkways as a transport system in urban centers

@article{Scarinci2017AnEO,
  title={An exploration of moving walkways as a transport system in urban centers},
  author={R. Scarinci and Farzaneh Bahrami and A. Ourednik and M. Bierlaire},
  journal={European Journal of Transport and Infrastructure Research},
  year={2017},
  volume={17},
  pages={191-206}
}
Moving walkways (MW) have been imagined as a possible means of transport since the late 19th century, and this system has fascinated urban planners and engineers ever since. Contrary to what has been imagined, moving walkways are only used in transportation hub corridors, and not as a main transport mode in city centers. Today however, MWs are receiving increasing attention as a possible solution to congestion and pollution, as well as a catalyst for soft mobility. This paper explores the role… Expand
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