Date of Award
Santa Clara : Santa Clara University, 2019
The purpose of this report is to provide an overview of the progress made concerning the development of a solution aimed at the transportation issues faced by residents of Puebla, Mexico, and specifically the community of Colonia Puebla. Colonia Puebla is a low-income community on the outskirts of Puebla. The overall goal is to develop and prototype a product that will alleviate some of the pressure due to the lack of accessibility of transportation and then field test said product in the target community. Ideally, the product would be able to stimulate a micro-economy to provide a source of income to residents. The project consists of an attachment that includes four subsystems, axle, trailer hitch, suspension and frame. The trailer hitch will connect frame to various types of bicycles. The suspension will alleviate bumpiness and axle will hold selected wheels.
Gonsalves, Alesis; Flanagan, Sean; Jiang, Tianhao; and Stone, Brenden, "BiciTaxi" (2019). Mechanical Engineering Senior Theses. 87.