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GoTo 02/22/14 Fox News Fragility of the Electrical Grid.
GoTo 09/11/13 OilPrice.com Metrics: Disposable Energy Should Replace GDP.
GoTo 07/10/13 Draft Overturning Filburn, Limiting the Commerce Clause to War Prevention.
GoTo 04/24/13 OilPrice.com Base the Dollar on Energy - Life Requires Energy.
GoTo 04/24/13 Draft Draft framework for law suit for restoring free markets.
GoTo 12/13/12 OilPrice.com Net Energy, the Key to Energy Investing.
GoTo 11/26/12 T. Boone Pickens TED Need to transition from oil.
GoTo 11/26/12 Peak Oil How to Ensure Peak Oil Doesn't Bring the End of Economic Growth.
GoTo 11/17/12 HyperLoop PayPal's founder's concept for ET3, high speed PRT.
GoTo 10/23/12 CleanTech Open 12 minute Investment Presentation
GoTo 7/13/12 Allies Elon Musk Wants To Invent A Fifth Mode Of Transportation Called 'Hyperloop'
GoTo 7/13/12 GizMag JPods PRT vehicles to run on track under solar panel canopy
GoTo 7/11/12 Google Mountain View, CA Mayor on need for transportation innovations
GoTo 5/16/12 Garden Girls Presentation to the Fremont, CA City Council. Best urban plan, created by 6th graders
GoTo 3/22/12 Allies - ET3 New York to Beijing in two hours without leaving the ground?
GoTo 10/23/11 Council on Competitiveness 15 minute presentation at Duke University
GoTo 9/13/11 TEDx Atlanta presentation 15 minute presentation at TEDx
GoTo 04/15/11 TEDx Washington DC presentation 5 minute presentation at TEDx
GoTo 04/05/11 Corps of Engineers Talking Points with Deputy Commanding General, US Army Corps of Engineers/td>
GoTo 11/23/10 Gas Lines by Christmas? Investment Strategy Gasoline inventories are dropping rapidly, especially in the US East. Risks of gas lines are high. Within 18 months gas lines will become chronic. This outlines investment strategy in self-reliance.
GoTo 11/15/10 Interview Pods that you summon whenever you need them on Smart Green Travel with Jerry Hart
GoTo 11/15/10 Hull, MA/td> Will people be riding in the sky in Hull this fall?
GoTo 12/18/09 Job Recovery Prevented by Peak Oil Oil price increases between 2002 and 2006 reduced working family disposable income by $2,000 per year. Economic recovery will be delayed until that disposable income is compensated for. Re-tooling transportation can increase disposable income by $5,000 per year.
GoTo 05/08/09 Are we moving towards a new oil crisis? EU Energy Commissioner Piebalgs, states we may have passed Peak Oil and $200 a barrel oil is possible within 4 years.
GoTo 12/15/08 South Bay considering pod travel By Teresa Garcia SAN JOSE, CA (KGO) -- The future of big city mass transit may be a lot of tiny pods rather than giant trams - pods that you summon whenever you need them. Silicon Valley is considering building just such a system because it's both convenient and green.
GoTo 11/04/08 Housing Recovery's Best Hope: PodCars How PodCar deployment will increase home owner disposable income by $2,000 per year.
GoTo 09/20/08 Increase disposable income by $4,000 Increasing public transportation by 20% will increase the typical working family's disposable income by $2,000 per year. PodCars, like JPods, can implement this increase with out subsidies. Victory Gardens will add another $2,000 and Feed-in Tariffs will create self-reliant economic lifeboats.
GoTo 07/05/08 Gas Lines this Fall A review of inventory issues that have a high priority of causing gas lines this fall.
GoTo 07/05/08 Performance Governing Performance Governing; Getting Luck and Staying Lucky. Changing government's infrastructure roll from HOW it is built to setting standards of performance for WHAT is needed and allowing free markets to invent solutions. Government's roll from management to leadership.
GoTo 07/02/08 Investing in PRT Personal Rapid Transit: Preempting the Need for Oil in Urban Transport   email length url
GoTo 06/10/08 Performance Standards De-monopolize transportation and power generation infrastructure to allow ingenuity. Set a standard to Beat 100 mpg.
GoTo 04/02/08 Re-tooling Transportation Need to re-tool transportation to increase efficiency. Railroads can move a ton 423 miles on a gallon of fuel. Yet in urban transport we use a gallon of fuel to move a person only 18 miles.
GoTo 10/01/07 Fire Oil Details of Risk with Oil as the monopoly mobility vendor
GoTo 05/25/07 TimeOnLine RoboTaxi
GoTo 5/25/07 Business 2.0 8 Years to Save the Earth
GoTo 5/29/07 eMagazine Oil Crisis, Wrong Problem
GoTo 5/29/07 eMagazine Changing Life Blood of our economy from oil to ingenuity
GoTo 9/29/06 Fox 9 News Getting There, JPods
GoTo 9/28/06 Fox Morning JPods, Transportation of the Future
GoTo 9/28/06 IT-Corp 'Beam me up Scotty'; not quite but closer
GoTo 7/1/06 Four Corners Peak Oil
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GoTo Fox News Story JPods news story in Minneapolis
Supporting Documents
Web based TV Documentary on Peak Oil Very important and balanced presentation. It has taken 37 years to build the Internet to the current level of access. Building a Physical Internet, re-tool transportation to be independent of oil will likely take longer. It is critical that we get started. By the most optimistic estimate Peak Oil will happen within 26 year.
2006 EU Study on PRT.pdf Very clear stated EU report on PRT
Patent_IT_Scan041102.pdf Scan of Patent 6,810,817
JPods_Com_061007e.pdf Group of JPods documents
ITCorp_060710_01_494sm.pdf Presentation to the 494 Corridor Commission
060530_Evacuation.pdf Evacuation concepts using congestion busting
LeanManufacturingTransit.pdf Just-in-time applies to the transporting process
gilbert_CA_GasPricePeakOil.pdf Canadian presentation on alternative energy sources
SenateLetterPRT1974.pdf Letter from the last oil crisis
morgantown_TRB_111504.pdf Morgantown background
economic_assessments.pdf Economics of PRT
060223_LtrAgreements_6.pdf Letters about implementing JPods
InnovPTS2_Swedish.pdf Study on alternative transportation
Ultra_clean_air_paper.pdf Air Quality
Ultra_trb05_airports.pdf Need at airports