Pod Casting

This article focuses on various personal rapid transit (PRT) initiatives taking place worldwide. It first describes the Masdar Initiative taking place in the capital city of the United Arab Emirates. The program involves a fleet of up 3,000 solar-powered vehicles running at 40 km/h between 83 stations. The article next describes the ULTra (UrbanLight Transport) system to be operated by BAA at Heathrow Airport in London. Additional PRT research being conducted in the Netherlands, Sweden, Italy is discussed, as well as a potential U.S. PRT initiative in Kansas.


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  • Accession Number: 01142692
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: UC Berkeley Transportation Library
  • Files: BTRIS, TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 15 2009 6:01PM