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Dear Prof Scott

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moving_walkway

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skyway

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mumbai_Skywalk_Project

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ampa_Skywalk

http://www.kone.com/countries/en_US/Escalators/Escalator-Design-Tools/Pages/defa

http://www.kone.com/countries/en_US/brochures/Documents/KONE-Escalator-Autowalk-

http://www.kone.com/corporate/SiteCollectionDocuments/people-flow-magazine/2012-

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zEa7P9e8Jvo

What are the Parameters considered before constructing a Sky walk or Moving Walkway viz Location, Distance covered, People Traffic, Cost etc ?

i.e. Depending on these input parameters, will help us in decision making for constructing a Moving Walkway or Sky walk at a desired location site.

Awaiting your reply,

Thanks & Regards,

Prashant S Akerkar

The sky-walk is the more expensive of the two, but is a lot better with people walking over the traffic. See, with the sky-walk, the street needs no walk-way for people to go across.

With the sky-walk, though, a lot more money is required. Another advantage is that they are covered, protecting the pedestrians from the weather. They would be better to put in near Chicago than LA, San Franciso, or Miami for in Chicago, they get a lot more precipitation and it gets a lot colder during the winter.

Also note that they would a whole lot better in high population cities.

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