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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.

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.

The Fold

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."

Extremely Pod & Incredibly Light


Transit X

Transit X

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


"Pod taxis" like Metrino are being considered.

"Pod taxis" like Metrino are being considered

Jul. 28, 2017- India thinktank NITI Aayog tells the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways to permit six new transport technologies.

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