Taxi 2000 Exits
Feb. 10, 2018- Long time pod transit company Taxi 2000 closed in mid-2017, exiting the business without achieving a demonstration facility or system in fare service. A shareholder letter obtained in January by the NewsCenter revealed Read More
Mountain View considers driverless transit
Jan. 19, 2018- Driverless buses and GRT in the mix for Silicon Valley city.
Bengaluru pod: 1 bidder
Jan. 17, 2018- Ambitious multi-line Bengaluru pod project tender attracts one bidder. It happens to be Embassy, business partner of the state government's development minister.
Masdar network expanding
Jan. 16, 2018- New 1 km route will link Masdar Institute to International Renewable Energy Agency and a new shopping mall. Will use vehicles by Navya.
India's first pod taxi on the way
Dec. 26, 2017- Safety panel recommends ASCE standards for Dehli-Gurgaon pilot; another round of bids to be invited.
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.
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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.