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GTS Foundation - an Introduction
Current transport systems are insufficient to support a long-term sustainable society. Cars and public transportation are competing over new investment, but both are founded on technical concepts from the 19th and 20th century. Thus, we need a new transport system, which is better than road and rail-traffic in the long-term and at the same time backwards compatible with such older systems.
Today, people are expected to adapt to the existing means of transport. Instead, we need a general transport system – GTS – that is adapted to people's needs with future oriented technology. By doing so we can achieve a higher quality of life and profitability to individuals, organizations, businesses and society as a whole. We still have not finalized the design of this new transportation system. We think that it will resemble current “podcar” systems, but will be developed further to meet greater transportation demands.
We have established the foundation for a general transport system (the GTS Foundation). The stated purpose of the Foundation is to pursue scientific research, development, application, standardization, education and licensing relating to the GTS system.
A leaflet in English is available here. Paper copies are available on request.
We welcome any and all donations and contributions to the cause of the GTS foundation.
Uppland, Sweden, October 2013
Kjell Dahlström and Jan-Erik Nowacki,
Bubbles and Beams - a convenient future
The relatively new minister of transportation, Mrs Åsa Torstensson, invited in March 2008 all governmental managements of the transport sector to a workshop on the future of transportation. SIKA had recently published its first report on GTS and found the opportunity to demonstrate it in a visionary and artistic film. The result was Bubbles & Beams, which has been seen by almost 100 000 people around the world. The film is shown here by courtesy of SIKA.