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The '''Tube Transport System''' (abbreviated ''TTS'') is a form of mass transit in [[New New York City]], replacing [[Old New York City]]'s underground {{w|New York Subway|subway}}.  The system consists of several transparent tubes, forking and merging without more apparent mechanism.  Despite their apparent inability to perform, they are capable of transporting passengers to where the passenger wishes to go.
 
The '''Tube Transport System''' (abbreviated ''TTS'') is a form of mass transit in [[New New York City]], replacing [[Old New York City]]'s underground {{w|New York Subway|subway}}.  The system consists of several transparent tubes, forking and merging without more apparent mechanism.  Despite their apparent inability to perform, they are capable of transporting passengers to where the passenger wishes to go.
  
A passenger announces where he or she wishes to go, and the tube will activate and route them to their desired destination. Passengers enter head first, but manage to exit on their feet.  However, it is common for tourists not to figure them out, so they occasionally land on something else than their feet. There is also a similar tube transportation system in a city on the planet Tova 9 as seen in [[The Lesser Of Two Evils]]
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A passenger announces where he or she wishes to go, and the tube will activate and route them to their desired destination. Passengers enter head first, but manage to exit on their feet.  However, it is common for tourists not to figure them out, so they occasionally land on something else than their feet. There is also a similar tube transportation system in a city on the planet Tova 9 as seen in [[The Lesser Of Two Evils]]The TTS is apparently free of charge.
The TTS is apparently free of charge.
 
  
 
The TTS seems to be based on old pneumatic tubes, originally used to transport documents throughout offices (in fact, this can still be seen at the [[Central Bureaucracy]]).
 
The TTS seems to be based on old pneumatic tubes, originally used to transport documents throughout offices (in fact, this can still be seen at the [[Central Bureaucracy]]).

Revision as of 21:56, 7 April 2013

Tube Transport System
Tube Transport System.jpg
TypeTransportation
First appearance"Space Pilot 3000" (1ACV01)
Episode

The Tube Transport System (abbreviated TTS) is a form of mass transit in New New York City, replacing Old New York City's underground subway. The system consists of several transparent tubes, forking and merging without more apparent mechanism. Despite their apparent inability to perform, they are capable of transporting passengers to where the passenger wishes to go.

A passenger announces where he or she wishes to go, and the tube will activate and route them to their desired destination. Passengers enter head first, but manage to exit on their feet. However, it is common for tourists not to figure them out, so they occasionally land on something else than their feet. There is also a similar tube transportation system in a city on the planet Tova 9 as seen in The Lesser Of Two EvilsThe TTS is apparently free of charge.

The TTS seems to be based on old pneumatic tubes, originally used to transport documents throughout offices (in fact, this can still be seen at the Central Bureaucracy).

A number of characters which are not formally introduced until later in the series can be see in the tubes in the intro scene of the first episode. In particular, Amy Wong, Zoidberg, Zapp Branigan, Kiff, and Hermes Conrad are seen in the tubes.

Traffic

Just like in the 20th century, rush hour traffic is still a problem, resulting in Citihall having to open a new line of tubes to reduce the traffic.(2ACV08)

Known Tube Transport Stops

Additional Info

Appearances

The Tube underwater (1ACV01)

See Also