eco-city design

walkable centres

shared space or separation


efficient buildings

public transport

why the trolleybus

road layout

car-lite districts



sustainable farming


quality of life



To keep heavy lorries off the pedestrian streets as much as possible, businesses with the highest freight requirements – furniture stores, light industry, etc. – are located along the edges of car parks and roads within districts.

Loading zones highlighted in yellow

Loading zones, highlighted here in yellow, allow for direct delivery/collection of freight from two directions:

  • From the exterior road network via conventional lorries and vans.

  • From the interior trolley network.

Since rail is a far more efficient means of transporting goods over long distances than lorries, companies should be encouraged to use the city's rail freight depot.

And the most efficient way of delivering containers from the rail freight depot to businesses around the city is by trolleylorry.  Trolleylorries would share the trolleybus network outside of peak hours, approaching their destinations as close as possible using the overhead lines, and then switching to battery power for final delivery.

Trolleylorries aren't needed to begin with, but would be added as the city grows

Where necessary, cars and vans are permitted to use the pedestrian streets for the movement of heavy goods, but they may travel no faster than walking speed and pedestrians still have priority.