Another Alternative to the Automobile

Heller, David
May 2006
Planning;May2006, Vol. 72 Issue 5, p42
Trade Publication
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.


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