That's odd, but interesting. It is also quite neat and tidy. Perhaps these can go in the back garden of the ECORR?
I'm not sure it will feed a whole neighbourhood though.
I think in the earlier versions the ECORR isn't fully self sufficient yet, this is sort of an in between step. I doubt we'd see stage 1 or 2 immediately, we'd have some sort of 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, etc steps in between.
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I doubt we'd see stage 1 or 2 immediately, we'd have some sort of 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, etc steps in between.
I agree. Getting a government licence to build over roads and rail will require proof of concept. Having said that, I do not think I would build the proof of concept simply to show the government it can be done, instead I would build ECORR over private roads to create high end, gated, communities. This kills two birds with one stone: the early adopters have money, and they are the ones I'd have to convince. If they see it, live it, and enjoy it: it will be a much easier sell. As the components become standardised and the kinks sorted out, and economies of scale for the 'kit' elements of the build kick in, we can reduce costs.
Construction Once we get to public roads, we'll have the system sorted: first put in the foundations along the side of the road and tarmac the parking area (creating an alternate road for later), and build up the lower levels of the ECORR along the side of the road (just like usual building work). Then direct the traffic through the car park, and build over the public road. Once built over the public road: traffic is diverted back to the public road and the car parks finished off. This way we do not stop traffic, which I foresee as a sticking point for any government to consider.