Re: [carfree_cities] Compressed-air powered transit system
- Let's not spend more time on this.
1) It has nothing to do with carfree cities
2) It's an engineering boondoggle--there just isn't enough
energy in a tank of compressed air to power a car any great
distance, and there's no miracle of efficiency. High-pressure
cylinders are very heavy and extremely dangerous in crashes.
>I think this is the best bet concerning engine technology. "The air-- ### --
>car" is already being manufactured and they plan on producing "the
>air train" which could be the more intelligent invention since... a
>Info (in french) on the transit system project :
>Info on the compressed-air engine technology :
>Today is a better day!
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J.H. Crawford Carfree Cities