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LOCAL TRANSPORT SYSTEMS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
The Shônan Monorail, Kanagawa Prefecture,
Japan
 
 
 
The functional test of
the first Chinese suspended train,
China
 
 
 
 
 
 
Four New Stations of Line 15 - Silver Monorail,
São Paulo Metro,
Brazil
 
See what the Line 18-Bronze Monorail will look like, 
São Paulo Metro,
Brazil
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Japan high speed monorail: The Osaka Monorail,
Japan
Transit type: straddle-beam Monorail. Number of lines: 2. Number of stations: 18. Daily ridership: 131,479 daily boardings (2017). Began operation: 1990. System length: 28.0 km. Minimum radius of curvature: 100 meters. Electrification: 1,500 V DC. Top speed: 75 km/h. More info on Wikipedia: The Osaka Monorail.

Frame from the movie "Akira" by Katsuhiro Ōtomo, 1988.

 

2D and 3D map by courtesy of Google Maps.

 
 
 
 
 
The Monorail System in Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tokyo Monorail Express Trains,
Japan
More info on Wikipedia: Tokyo Monorail.

Frame from the movie "Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro" 

by Hayao Miyazaki, 1979, based on "Lupin III" by Kazuhiko Katō,

a.k.a. Monkey Punch.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SkyRail: BYD's Silver Bullet for Urban Congestion,
Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., Guangdong,
China
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bus on concrete binaries,
Australia

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Even the longest journey begins with a first step! Systemic Habitats is online since the 18th of May 2012. This website was created to publish online my ebook "Towards another habitat" on the contemporary architecture and urbanism. Later many other contents were added. For their direct or indirect contribution to its realisation, we would like to thank: Roberto Vacca, Marco Pizzuti, Fiorenzo and Raffaella Zampieri, Antonella Todeschini, All the Amici di Marco Todeschini, Ecaterina Bagrin, Stefania Ciocchetti, Marcello Leonardi, Joseph Davidovits, Frédéric Davidovits, Rossella Sinisi, Pasquale Cascella, Carlo Cesana, Filippo Schiavetti Arcangeli, Laura Pane, Antonio Montemiglio, Patrizia Piras, Bruno Nicola Rapisarda, Ruberto Ruberti, Marco Cicconcelli, Ezio Prato, Sveva Labriola, Rosario Francalanza, Giacinto Sabellotti, All the Amici di Gigi, Ruth and Ricky Meghiddo, Natalie Edwards, Rafael Schmitd, Nicola Romano, Sergio Bianchi, Cesare Rocchi, Henri Bertand, Philippe Salgarolo, Paolo Piva, Norbert Trenkle, Gaetano Giuseppe Magro, Carlo Blangiforti, Mario Ludovico, Riccardo Viola, Giulio Peruzzi, Ahmed Elgazzar, and last but not least the kind Staff of 1&1. M.L.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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