Tube Transport System

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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.

The TTS is apparently free of charge, though passengers may be tracked using biometrics and charged directly to their bank accounts.

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).

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