TITLE

Another Alternative to the Automobile

AUTHOR(S)
Heller, David
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Planning;May2006, Vol. 72 Issue 5, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the emergence of the Segway Human Transporter (HT) by Segway LLC and the motorized scooter as the alternative transportation in Washington D.C. The Segway HT is the first self-balancing, electric-powered transportation machine. There is a debate of whether the Segway HT would be regulated due to potential dangers it can cause to pedestrians. However, due to the potential dangers posed by such machines, some legislators contemplated of regulating the machines.
ACCESSION #
20708435

 

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