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String Transport testing underway


Frame from Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park video

Frame from Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park video

July 22, 2021- Known earlier as String Transport and Unitsky String Transport, uSky aka SkyWay began testing in June at a UAE innovation park. Images show both passenger and cargo configurations. Is it PRT? READ MORE





French Senate passes UrbanLoop amendment


UrbanLoop image

UrbanLoop image

July 16, 2021- Per @UrbanLoop_Nancy, France's Senate has adopted an amendment by Sen. Olivier Jacquin (PS, Meurthe-et-Moselle) allowing UrbanLoop to experiment on old railways--involving modification of tracks and switches.

Pod cars may link Noida airport & Film City, biz centres


Project thumbnail. Upper end of dashed line incorrectly placed at old Film City in Noida, more than 50km from planned airport site. -Times of India

Project thumbnail. Upper end of dashed line incorrectly placed at old Film City in Noida, more than 50km from planned airport site. -Times of India

July 14, 2021- Detailed project report now in hands of development authority; several airport-adjacent destinations added. BREAKING: NewsCenter finds site of Film City is being misidentified by some media; we make thread revisions - READ MORE

"We tested Urbanloop"


UrbanLoop image

UrbanLoop image

June 1, 2021- Nancy- UrbanLoop's progress from student project to commercial production.

Capsules transport students (Le Figaro)



The Fold

The Wall Falls


ATRA Pulse logo

ATRA Pulse logo

May 30, 2021- (ATRA) The Advanced Transit Association reports its work with the American Society of Civil Engineers, to adapt that organization's definitive Automated People Mover Standards to personal rapid transit, have been successful. READ MORE

Vuba in Rwanda MOU


Minister of Infrastructure Claver Gatete (R) and Vuba CEO/Founder Paul Klahn -Rwanda MoI photo

Minister of Infrastructure Claver Gatete (R) and Vuba CEO/Founder Paul Klahn -Rwanda MoI photo

May 29, 2021- Per @Rwandainfra account, Rwanda's Infrastructure Minister signs PRT network MOU with Vuba. READ MORE

World Record For UrbanLoop


It's official. -Frame from Ici-c-Nancy video

It's official. -Frame from Ici-c-Nancy video

May 29, 2021- Video: Big celebration after UrbanLoop sets .05 kWh per km energy record. On hand was Jean-Baptiste Djebbari, Minister Delegate to READ MORE

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