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Sekaray PRT, by TABOSAN Corporation, an ambitious new PRT system from Turkey. A 2 km demo is planned for a park in the Kocaeli metro area (Izmit).
Skyweb Express in Forbes (Getting Around Future Town)
Swedish "Centre Party" video: visit to Vectus test facility in Uppsala
Mag Lev Systems' "monorail pods" project at the University of Montana
Masdar PRT planned for summer 2009: "The future of travel - and it is arriving here next summer"
Vectus receives safety approval from Swedish Rail (PCC Ithaca #3, p.4)
Ithaca Takes a Hard Look at Pod Cars (NY Times)
TV coverage of Ithaca conference (YouTube)
Conference promotes podcars (Cornell Chronicle)
Rep. Hinchey [D-NY] Visits C.U. For Podcar Convention "Hinchey asserted that government focus should be reallocated to "personal rapid transit automobiles," [sic] and subsequently to allowance for "substantial amounts of funding" to achieve such a transition. Hinchey explained that a transportation bill is long overdue."
"anything over a four-minute wait is a negative." Abu Dhabi plans PRT as part of national multimodal network.
New PRT initiative. HowStuffWorks founder Marshall Brain advocates PRT in Raleigh, NC
PERSONAL RAPID TRANSIT ON VERGE OF BECOMING VIABLE by Malcolm Buchanan. CityMayors.com
PRT station in Heathrow T5 under construction (John PP, Flickr, July 2008)
The Future Starts here; feature on Skycab (Business Traveler magazine, Sweden)
Test site for living without cars (CH2M Hill's "Quarterly Planet," p.4)
Swedish news from past few months:
Our John C. Todd Jr. has taped a segment for Progressive Talk am-1090 7-2-08
Lee Callahan's "Community Matters" airs Sundays at 9 am Pacific (1700 GMT)
Kansas DOT and Kansas U-supported study in Wyandotte County; consultant Peter Muller and UofMD's Young participating
Bath studies ULTra Seeking EU funds to combat pollution, congestion.
Masdar's al Jaber visits US Congress (House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming)
Engineering News-Record: Man, Machine and Movement: Creating a New Transportation Paradigm
Carbon Free City in an Oil Oasis (Living On Earth)
Masdar's Solar Powered Rapid Transit System (Inhabitat)
Skycab PRT featured on World Wildlife Fund "Climate Solver" (click thumbnail next to Green Man)
Masdar City and PRT on NPR's Climate Connections: Solutions -- PRT will be solar!
"Several Cities Will Try PRT" (Radio Sweden). 10 Swedish cities interested in PRT - but highway expert is doubtful
Uppsala will start planning its first PRT system in Boländerna area. Swedish city is host to Vectus test track.
"The 'old eyes' have it" (CityWatch LA)
Queen Elizabeth open Heathrow Terminal 5 Description of PRT coming in 2009
Leading PRT figure honored.
J. Edward Anderson awarded honorary life membership by Advanced Transit Association.
Heathrow PRT video by BAA