I. INTRODUCTION: DEFINE THE PROBLEM
Briefly introduce your future city and describe its population, location, terrain type, and general layout. Identify one transportation problem your city needs to manage. Explain why this problem is important for your city to address.
2. BODY: DESCRIBE YOUR SOLUTION
• Introduce the mode of transportation you’ve chosen and describe how it works.
• Identify the infrastructure used to support your solution: existing 2013 infrastructure, modified 2013 infrastructure, or futuristic infrastructure. Provide one example to illustrate the infrastructure.
• Explain how your solution improves or solves your city’s transportation problem.
• Describe the potential safety concerns connected with your solution and what steps have been taken to reduce these concerns.
• Explain how your solution addresses one of these transportation issues:
◆ Accessibility: Does this transportation provide options for people with disabilities, the elderly, people with strollers, people with limited incomes?
◆ Intermodality: Is this mode connected to other modes of transportation? Can citizens transfer seamlessly between other transit systems?)
◆ Sustainability: Does the mode of transportation use a fuel source that is renewable and has a limited impact on the environment? Can this solution be used to meet present needs as well as the needs of tomorrow?
• Describe some of the trade-offs connected with using the solution and how the solution reduces some or all of these trade-offs.
• Describe the engineering disciplines involved in your solution and the role of the engineer you believe to be most useful in your solution.
3. CONCLUSION: SUMMARIZE YOUR SOLUTION
• Summarize why your solution is the best way to help people move in and around your city. Explain how it makes your city a great place.