Curbed Your Enthusiasm
Sept. 21, 2017- "Nestled in the green foothills of the Allegheny Mountains in West Virginia is a college town, Morgantown, pop. 31,000, that is home to what was once hailed as the future of public transportation in the United States." Another overview of PRT's journey: the hurdles to innovation, where PRT is today, and where it might be headed. Robbert Lohmann, Alain Kornhauser, and Ed Anderson quoted.
Key words: transit history urban planning architecture
India: The story so far
Sept. 14, 2017- Metrino may be out, but pod transit planning is still underway in 3 cities with big political connections.
Smoke highlights ongoing upgrade
Aug. 28, 2017- West Virginia University: Sparks and smoke caused by issue with power rail contact arm.
Metrino out of partnership
Aug. 24, 2017- Mikosza says group never came through with funding.
Bengaluru can't/won't pay evaluator's fee
Aug. 23, 2017- Bangalore agency was supposed to pay equivalent of $15,500 to India Institute of Science.
Aug. 14, 2017- $56.3M project would link downtown and Wichita State University.
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."