In this illustration a train empties a couple hundred people onto a platform. Before the train has left the station, about 1/3rd of the people have already left. Within 2.25 minutes, everyone has left.
Since JPods are suspended from the guideway, a question that often comes up is, what happens if the JPod breaks down. The first thing you might imagine, is climbing down the ladder on a fire truck while onlookers watch.
Parasitic Mass is the mass we pay to move that is not cargo or passengers. Currently we are creating congestion and consuming energy moving a ton to move a person. We need to strive towards moving only the person.