moving sidewalk


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moving sidewalk

[′müv·iŋ ′sīd‚wȯk]
(civil engineering)
A sidewalk constructed on the principle of an endless belt, on which pedestrians are moved.
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Revell finds this violent man, so capable within his circumscribed life, in tears on a moving sidewalk, unable to read the monitors and in desperate need of rescue.
One of the pilgrims steps off the moving sidewalk, so touched she is sobbing.
He navigates the ever-so-narrow corridor between parked cars and traffic in Vienna; takes a personal chute-the-chutes style trip down the interior moving sidewalk in an office building; and affords auds a close-to-the ground vantage cruising beside the stalls in an open market.
Long-range plans include the construction of a major transportation hub in lower Manhattan, similar to Grand Central Station, which will allow Downtown commuters to bypass Midtown entirely and access office buildings via a moving sidewalk similar to those at airports.
Bud Shuster (R-Pa.), the chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, was able to deliver a $35 million commuter-rail stop, a $30 million moving sidewalk, and the $286 million Bud Shuster Highway to his hometown of Altoona (population 50,000) when Republicans were still in the minority.
From a moving sidewalk, you view seven Antarctic species waddling on the ice and swimming and porpoising in the deep pool.
For instance, the big 1991 transportation bill called the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (ISTEA) included $30 million to build a moving sidewalk in Altoona, Pennsylvania, $30 million to maintain recreational motorcycle trails, and $17.3 million to subsidize a trolley, a visitors' center, and a museum complex in Texas.
Taking prosaic ideas to incongruous extremes, he writes things like: "With the federal deficit running at several hundred billion dollars per year, Congress passed a transportation bill that, according to news reports, includes $30 million for a 'high-tech' moving sidewalk in Altoona, which happens to be in the district of Rep.
This market subject to work for Upgrade and / or moving sidewalk emergences based on changes altimetry and / or urban development.
Installation of elevators, escalators and moving sidewalks requiring special qualifications, including repairs and maintenance
The campus would include sky gardens, balconies, parks, bicycle paths, a riverbank amphitheater, walkable green roofs, glass-enclosed moving sidewalks, and wheelchair and scooter accessibility.
These are the elevators, escalators and moving sidewalks that commuters use every day to get from the underground to the surface street level.