SkyTran ™ Personal Maglev Transporters ™. SkyTran Features. SkyTran vehicles are waiting for you whenever you need one. A SkyTran vehicle takes you non-stop to your destination from 25 to 100 mph. SkyTran is quiet and energy efficient.
Small Personalized Vehicles
Standard Utility Pole Supports
Vehicles exit the high speed guideway before slowing…
…then descend to the off line portal closest to your selected destination
Traffic NEVER slows down while ON the high speed guideway!
One lane of non-stop SkyTran guideway provides the same hourly capacity as a threelane freeway
SkyTran structures do not obstruct cars, pedestrian any surface traffic.
Propelled by standard electric Linear Synchronous Motors (LSM).
passive MagLev technology replaces wheels.
MagLev & LSM results in 200+ MPG energy efficiency
Only one moving part…Virtually No Maintenance.
Designed for low cost and fast installation
Cost: <$10 Million per mile
SkyTran takes you anywhere a car can go.
Crossing traffic at different levels prevents collisions.
Comfortable entry and exit
Minimum visual impact compared to an equivalent capacity three lane highway or a lower capacity light rail
No expensive, destructive right-of-way acquisitions required, just easements on existing sidewalks
Parked vehicles waiting for you
MODEAVERAGE SPEEDRIDE TIME
Local Bus 10 MPH 150 minutes
Light Rail 15 MPH 100 minutes
Commuter Rail 30 MPH 45 minutes
Auto 40 MPH 37 minutes
SkyTran 100 MPH 15 minutes
No wait, non-stop, no hassle!
SkyTran is small! Boarding structures can be placed within 200 feet of each and every airline’s arrival gates.
EXAMPLE: Arrival on United Airlines
Deplane and be on your way to the city in 60 seconds
Stanford University Master of Science Aeronautical & Aerospace Engineering
Apollo Program Lunar module design & test
B-1 Stealth Bomber Composites Expert
DARPA Contractor Advanced Morphing Wing UAVs
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Dr. Richard Post
Inventor of “Passive Maglev” Technology
Maglev Guideway Development
Inventor of first plastic compsoite spacecraft and first to privately launch a man into space.
Vehicle Design & Engineering
Advanced Digital Manufacturing
Vehicle Prototype Development