Commission member had investment conflict
Aug. 10, 2017- West Ashley Revitalization Commissioner pushed group to consider a transit technology he invested in (Charleston Post & Courier). "Commissioner Morris Ellison...criticized the planning effort because it didn't consider personal rapid transit as a possible solution to West Ashley's traffic problems. He then recommended ...skyTran, a personal rapid transit company he's invested in, and Mobi, a startup analytics firm he learned about through his business dealings with Israel."
Extremely Pod & Incredibly Light
Aug. 1, 2017- "Owner of pod transit system woos Marlboro": Designer of 100 lb. pod makes the rounds of Massachusetts communities. No mention of Marlboro being the site of Raytheon's PRT demonstration in the 1990s, at the company's Boston Post Rd campus.
Greenlight for PRT, 5 other techs
Jul. 28, 2017- India thinktank NITI Aayog tells the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways to permit six new transport technologies.
Jobs, high-tech transportation focus in Detroit
Jul. 10, 2017- skyTran is favored by Detroit mayoral candidate Coleman Young II
Personal Rapid Covfefe
June 2, 2017- Hours after backing Paris Accord pullout, BeachTran founder announces MOU for nonpolluting electric maglev transit.
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City tram as taxi
Apr. 25, 2017- Warsaw University of Technology (Warsaw Polytechnic) displays model of its PRT design at the Hannover Messe industrial fair. Interview with Prof. Wlodzimierz Choromanski; the prior "Eco-Mobility" branding is oddly absent.
Apr. 20, 2017- Planners pick top issues facing Clemson, SC. Mayor J.C. Cook says transit is more than buses, thinks PRT has promise.