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Maglev Technology

Short for magnetic levitation, maglev involves the use of superconducting magnets to cause an object to float. Train systems using maglev technology are a recent development, and they already have the potential to compete with existing forms of transportation in the 21st century. To get a basic understanding of the principles involved in maglev, try How Things Work (1) at the University of...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/met/2002/0301
Railroad and Locomotive Technology Roadmap

The Transportation Technology Research and Development Center at Argonne National Laboratory produced this roadmap in December 2002. The 70-page document mainly focuses on energy saving techniques to increase the fuel efficiency of diesel engines. A research objective identified in the report is to improve "total railroad average fuel efficiency by 50% by 2020," and ways to accomplish this goal...

https://www.ci.benicia.ca.us/vertical/sites/%7BF991A639-AAED...
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The Future of Driving in Developing Countries

What's the future of driving in developing countries? This question has tremendous implications and it's one that has intrigued a set of researchers associated with the Rand Corporation. This 132-page meditation was crafted by a five person team and it looks at the economic and non-economic factors that might encourage or inhibit personal automobile ownership and driving patterns in countries such...

https://www.rand.org/pubs/research_reports/RR636.html