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L Elliott 01-26-2013 08:44 AM

A Short History of Traffic Engineering
 
Great graphic which shows the transportation trends since 1800 from walk/horse to walk/bike/public transit/auto.

Thanks to copenhagenize.com and zite.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/16nine/8415594735/

Alan 01-26-2013 11:11 PM

Very clever!

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8371/8...30603b1b6f.jpg

Spiffy 01-28-2013 06:46 AM

pretty cool, except that bicycles are missing from the first graphic...

Psyfalcon 01-28-2013 05:44 PM

I don't think any were invented yet in 1800. Even the non pedaled precursors seem to have come 20 years later.

Alan 01-28-2013 06:21 PM

reengineering history
 
Well, except for those 12th Century ones...

http://www.studiolum.com/wang/indrik...cle-06-550.jpg

Spiffy 01-28-2013 07:01 PM

900 year old ancient medieval bicycle
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Alan (Post 29208)
Well, except for those 12th Century ones...

yep, I posted the link in the comments to the article...

many examples of 900 year old bicycles...

http://viola.bz/medieval-knights-ste...illard-castle/

Psyfalcon 01-29-2013 08:46 AM

Hoax?

In any case, they never became routine transport.

Alan 01-29-2013 09:09 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Psyfalcon (Post 29211)
Hoax?

proto-truthers?

Quote:

In any case, they never became routine transport.
The comparable transpo graphic for those machines (drawn horizontally for convenience):

___[repair]_[repair]____[repair, repair]__[repair]_[repair]_[oh, F it, just bury the damn thing!]


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