PRT

Rapid Transit Gets Personal, Again

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.

January 15, 2013 - The Atlantic Cities

Rethinking Cities "From the Ground Up"

Michael Totty of The Wall St. Journal says cities need to be rethought to be leaner and greener. His list of suggestions includes district-level heating systems, micro wind turbines, and walking and biking.

September 12, 2011 - The Wall St. Journal

70's-Era Personal Rapid Transit System Still Operating in West Virginia

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.

July 5, 2011 - Governing Magazine

Raleigh Developer Thinks PRT is "Fun"

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.

June 7, 2011 - TV News Channel 14 Carolina

Can Pod Cars Transform Traffic in Delhi?

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

Take A Ride in Masdar City's PRT

Nick Aster takes a ride on the world's first fully operational trackless "Personal Rapid Transit" system.

January 21, 2011 - Earth & Industry

Taking the 'Mass' Out of Mass Transit

Is the isolation of personal rapid transit truly viable for mass transit?

September 29, 2010 - TheCityFix

PRT (podcars) ready for prime time

San Jose hosts the 4th Podcar Conference, Oct 27-29, part of San Jose's Green Vision.

September 21, 2010 - New York Times

Why Hasn't PRT Caught On?

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".

September 13, 2010 - Citiwire.net

Pod Cars for Silicon Valley

San Jose is considering a personal rapid transit system for the airport, throwing $4 million at a feasibility study for the "pod cars."

May 26, 2010 - The San Jose Mercury News

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