Personal Rapid Transit

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
Kai Laursen argues for satellite cities as a promising alternative to accommodate population growth, while preserving open space and farmland, and minimizing urban sprawl.
Mar 16, 2012   Urban Land
The only true PRT in the United States, the system serves 15,000 students of West Virginia University each day when school is in session. Some even credit the school's growth to the effectiveness of the PRT.
Jul 5, 2011   Governing Magazine
Developer John Kane of Raleigh, North Carolina rode the personal rapid transit (PRT) system at Heathrow, and decided it would be a perfect fit for Raleigh's North Hills area.
Jun 7, 2011   TV News Channel 14 Carolina
Delhi is considering installing "pod cars," known in the U.S. as personal rapid transit or PRT, as a form of public transportation.
May 2, 2011   TheCityFix.com
A personal rapid transit proposal called "SkyTran" might be a smart choice for Detroit, according to this article.
Apr 23, 2011   The Detroit Free Press
Nick Aster takes a ride on the world's first fully operational trackless "Personal Rapid Transit" system.
Jan 21, 2011   Earth & Industry
Is the isolation of personal rapid transit truly viable for mass transit?
Sep 29, 2010   TheCityFix
Personal rapid transit (PRT) has faced some challenges, says Curtis Johnson, not the least of which is the U.S.'s lack of "moonshot-mojo".
Sep 13, 2010   Citiwire.net
NPR covers the state of Personal Rapid Transit today, and takes a ride on the first PRT in the U.S., running at West Virginia University since 1975.
Dec 3, 2009   National Public Radio
Derided by some, praised by others, Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) is gaining ground, with new systems scheduled to open in London, Abu Dhabi, and South Korea.
Oct 5, 2009   Boston Globe