After decades of discussion and experimentation, Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) is again getting attention as a potential alternative means of transport, merging the comfort of the private car with the automation and safety of public transit.
Jan 15, 2013 The Atlantic Cities
Nick Aster takes a ride on the world's first fully operational trackless "Personal Rapid Transit" system.
Jan 21, 2011 Earth & Industry
Sarah Goodyear of Grist thinks Masdar, Songdu City and other smart mega-projects are fascinating, but, she says, what about fixing the cities we already have instead?
Nov 10, 2010 Grist
Kiran Stacy looks at some of the challenges facing what is intended to be the world's first carbon-neutral city.
Nov 4, 2010 Financial Times
The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology is the first building to be completed in this ambitious, carbon-neutral city in Abu Dhabi. Thomas Lane of Building takes a tour.
Feb 1, 2010 Building
Warren Karlenzig looks for the best examples of sustainable developments in Asia to serve as examples for the growing region.
Sep 15, 2009 Common Current
WBUR's On Point takes an hour-long look at plans for Masdar City, the zero-waste, carbon-neutral city under construction in Abu Dhabi.
Aug 6, 2009 On Point
Abu Dhabi is looking to develop itself into a new global arts hub, and an incubator of green technology. This piece takes a tour of two ambitious projects seeking to reform the oil-rich emirate.
Jun 26, 2009 Los Angeles Times
Masdar City, the elaborate and ambitious planned green development in Abu Dhabi, is slowing coming into shape. This piece from <em>Technology Review</em> looks at how the city's development could inform the future of citybuilding.
Feb 25, 2009 Technology Review
This piece from <em>Scientific American</em> looks at plans for three "eco-cities".
Sep 27, 2008 Scientific American