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Morgantown PRT

Morgantown PRT

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


Ultra

Ultra

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


WVU PRT (WBOY)

WVU PRT (WBOY)

Aug. 28, 2017- West Virginia University: Sparks and smoke caused by issue with power rail contact arm.

The Fold

Metrino out of partnership


Metrino

Metrino

Aug. 24, 2017- Mikosza says group never came through with funding.

Bengaluru can't/won't pay evaluator's fee


Metrino races train

Metrino races train

Aug. 23, 2017- Bangalore agency was supposed to pay equivalent of $15,500 to India Institute of Science.

Wichita Pods


Wichita system might emulate West Virginia U

Wichita system might emulate West Virginia U

Aug. 14, 2017- $56.3M project would link downtown and Wichita State University.

Commission member had investment conflict


skyTran

skyTran

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."

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