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Transforming an unused tunnel once used to hold a railroad into a package delivery system to deliver packages into Center City Philadelphia, the heart of the city, with minimal time waste and traffic blockage. Using foot and bike transportation to handle the "last mile issue". Lastly, in conjunction with the tunnel restructure,we are also proposing a city policy to limit large delivery trucks in center city during peak hours.

Nexus Maximus V

The 2018 Challenge: "Improving Lives Through Healthy Communities" Teams will evaluate and seek innovation that supports the health and well-being of specific local community populations. The team’s project work will be supplemented with workshops on innovation, entrepreneurship, and content relevant to the theme, delivered by experts throughout the weekend.

Teams will also explore opportunities to leverage that data in meaningful ways that benefit and protect individuals and society. The team project work will be supplemented with workshops on innovation, entrepreneurship, and content relevant to the theme, delivered by experts.

Potential Areas of Exploration:

  • Improving health care access
  • Healthy community design
  • New policies or business models to deliver sustainable value to the community
  • Community diversity

Publication Date

9-24-2018

City

Philadelphia

Keywords

innovation, infrastructure, tunnnels, Reading Viaduct Tunnel, Reading Tunnel, Nexus Maximus, Thomas Jefferson University

Disciplines

Industrial and Product Design | Medicine and Health Sciences

Document Type

Poster

Infastructure Revitalizing Community

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