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The Roads Must Roll By Robert A. Heinlein,

  • Title: The Roads Must Roll
  • Author: Robert A. Heinlein
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  • Page: 223
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  • Robert Anson Heinlein was an American novelist and science fiction writer Often called the dean of science fiction writers , he is one of the most popular, influential, and controversial authors of hard science fiction.The story is set in the near future, when roadtowns wide rapidly moving passenger platforms similar to moving sidewalks, but reaching speeds of 100 mRobert Anson Heinlein was an American novelist and science fiction writer Often called the dean of science fiction writers , he is one of the most popular, influential, and controversial authors of hard science fiction.The story is set in the near future, when roadtowns wide rapidly moving passenger platforms similar to moving sidewalks, but reaching speeds of 100 mph have replaced highways and railways as the dominant transportation method in the United States.
    The Roads Must Roll Robert Anson Heinlein was an American novelist and science fiction writer Often called the dean of science fiction writers he is one of the most popular influential and controversial authors of ha

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    1. Classic Heinlein featuring gigantic moving sidewalks.In the future, cars and highways have been replaced with massive engineering projects conveyor belt people and equipment moving structures that connects the nation.Read as a part of my Summer 2016 Heinlein Reading Fest I recall the first time I read this when I was a teenager decades ago and I had to read it over again, What Moving roads, with diners and businesses moving along at the same How does that work First published in 1940 in Astoundi [...]

    2. Heinlein correctly predicts the future again How long before SpaceX colonizes the moon and then launches a multigeneration interstellar ship

    3. This story is 3 out of 21 of Heinlein s Future History This story contains a solitary reference to the previous story, Let there be light , with the Douglas Martin sunpower screens solar panels that provide the USA near free electricity The Roads must roll was released in June 1940 And has moving walkways that reach 100 miles an hour Here, from , is a history of moving walkways notice that the invention came first, and inspired HG Wells The first moving walkway debuted at the World s Columbian E [...]

    4. The Roads Must Roll by Robert A Heinlein is one of a rare breed for me It s a Heinlein story that I don t absolutely love The story is based on the subject of what would become known as slidewalks Essentially moving platforms that are large enough to contain buildings These strips of moving sidewalk move up to 100 miles an hour in this story, and carry buildings and businesses for people to enjoy as people ride long distances Obviously this is a version of the future that didn t come to pass, an [...]

    5. In a recent sci fi class the professor briefly mentioned this Heinlein story as a must read and best of all time classic sci fi short story So of course I scooted off to find and read and it was, indeed, in an anthology entitled The Science Fiction Hall of Fame Written in 1940, Heinlein imagines a future America where people are transported on roads that move at 100 mph The story is simple but solid Gaines, the Chief Engineer, is giving a tour of this efficient rolling road system to a visitor w [...]

    6. Book 2, but you don t have to read every story nor read them in any order.The setting rang a cord with me I am a Central California native and I had a career in the Transportation industry, so I found it particularly of interest There are elements of the sliding walkways I had read in other works I haven t researched to see who first came up with the concept, but I was interesting to see this variation of that theme And as someone who has had the dis pleasure of using the roadways during heavy c [...]

    7. This is the first work of Heinlein I ve come across with no polygamous marriages So, it has that going for it.

    8. I actually read this novelette, this time, as part of The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One, 1929 1964, i.Heinlein s style during this period is easy to read and I enjoyed re reading this story of a USA with a rolling conveyor type transportation system The story deals with a guild dispute and its effect on those on both sides.I realized, when reading this again, that this is the image of conveyor belt transportation that I have had in my head for years I couldn t remember which science f [...]

    9. I think about these sidewalks whenever I m in a big airport with the moving walkways Why can t they install faster lanes in the middle

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