Team Battlecreek

Abstract
Autonomous vehicles have the potential to increase mobility for individuals that don’t have access to public/private transportation. This technology allows these individuals to traverse to different destinations without the need for human/machine interaction between the passenger and the vehicle…

Team Kampala

Abstract
Our proposal focuses on a rezoning area of San Jose in-between Santa Clara Valley Medical Center and San Jose City College. Our vision for the project places an importance on creating a stronger connection between users of both the hospital and college. We believe the creation of a public green space, along with the implementation of improved public transit can act as centerpiece for this urban development…

Team Cupertino

Abstract
Since the design of the automobile, vehicles have dominated urban life transforming the human experience. The culture in which humans once engaged each other and their environment has diminished as asphalt takes over green spaces. In addition, the environment has suffered from the release of green house gases fueling the urban life. It is time for communities like Cupertino, California to initiate sustainable alternatives ways of travel…

Team Gävle

Abstract
This project aims to make a suggestion for the million programme area Andersberg, located south of central Gävle. The suggestion shows a vision for a more vibrant district, containing a new design and a traffic plan for an ATV system. Andersberg is characterized by high red residential buildings placed in a monotonous way. With a cul-de-sac system the accessibility by car is low within the area…

Team Downtown San Jose

Abstract
The goal of this project was to investigate the potential that the introduction of new methodologies of transportation has on the shaping of society. Transportation greatly affects the shape of society and the shape of the built environment. It is is evident by analyzing the prevelence of automobiles in modern society and looking at the scale of infrastructure that has been developed to allow for the easy and eff ective usage of cars…

Team Ithaca Inlet Island

Abstract
This report will detail an urban design and transportation project in Ithaca, New York, a city that is striving for a no-car future. The goal is to create a live-work community on an area of land next to Ithaca’s Inlet Island. The project requirements include the development of a master plan, implementation of the PodCar or PRT System, and carefully design architectural structures of at least 130,000 square feet…

Team NYSDOT

Abstract
The objective of this project was to design a master plan on an existing department of transportation site that is in the process of being moved to a new location. The site was to include passive design strategies, Personal Rapid Transit System (PRT), and a mix of building types including residential, commercial, offices, and a transportation center. It was decided that cars would be eliminated from the site to take full advantage of the PRT system that would travel through the site…

Team Santa Clara

Abstract
Our proposal focuses on a rezoning area of San Jose in-between Santa Clara Valley Medical Center and San Jose City College. Our vision for the project places an importance on creating a stronger connection between users of both the hospital and college. We believe the creation of a public green space, along with the implementation of improved public transit can act as centerpiece for this urban development…