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The wind is our friend

28 Oct 2012

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Here’s an idea to put Docklands on the map that draws upon our greatest natural asset, our wind.

A wind-powered travelator has been proposed to move pedestrians along the old tram tracks as part of a redeveloped Harbour Esplanade.

Melbourne University mechanical engineering research fellow Dr Olivier Cabrit says the concept is technically possible and that vertical turbines are a good idea.

Tell us what you think by commenting on line and also voting in our online survey at http://www.docklandsnews.com.au/travelator

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