JPods eye on Macon 2-14-2022
(Subscription) JPods (now based in Tulsa) and its affiliate Georgia Mobility signs memo of understanding with Macon-Bibb County; requires board of commissioners approval. Company still seeking funding to build a system at no cost to the county.
2021 Podcar City Conference held 1-24-2022
The 14th almost-annual conference of the Personal Rapid Transit industry was held Dec. 8-10, 2021 in Atlanta, with most activities available virtually:
Retrofitting Suburbia with Ellen Dunham Jones
ATRA President Peter Muller
New and Emerging Projects featuring Modutram, Ultra MTS, and Glydways
Panel: Technology, Transit and Infrastructure
A New Business Approach for Podcars (Magnus Hunhammar)
A Design Process for Podcar Networks (Ingmar Andreasson)
Shared Autonomous Vehicles for Arlanda Airport (Christer Lindstrom)
Group started by Hartsfield-Jackson Airport-area property owners hopes to start PRT feasibility study with the MARTA transit agency, hosted the 2021 Podcar City Conference.