Topic : personal rapid transit system

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Mexico City proposes gondola-type transit system to combat traffic

Rail| January 7, 2016

The system, known as the “Personalized Elevated Urban Transport” (or TUEP in Spanish), promises to move some 37 million people across the city each year, and up to 200 million if the system is extended to longer distances.

W. Virginia U.'s personal rapid transit system closes for summer

University| May 18, 2015

The university will continue to modernize the system through a variety of system upgrades and maintenance activities, such as the installation of the new train control infrastructure and the replacement of select electrical gear. The system will re-open in August.

Rail| March 4, 2015

S.C. city seeking elevated transit line bids

The first phase of the plan would construct a four-mile section elevated guideway above a section of abandoned railroad tracks. The first section of the elevated railway could connect Clemson University's International Center for Automotive Research campus with downtown Greenville.

Accessibility| September 2, 2014

N.J. to test solar-powered commuter pods

The pods essentially operate as mini, personal trains. They travel point-to-point along the rail network to the destination you input via an interactive touch screen.
Rail| April 30, 2014

Thales to upgrade W. Virginia U. Personal Rapid Transit system

Will provide train control, a passenger information system, platform display signs, and steering rail design equipment, as well as upgrade the fare collection systems. The new system will be operational in 2016.
Bus| November 7, 2013

U.K. town to replace buses with driverless pods

Each pod, which has a battery-powered electric motor, can hold up to two people and their luggage and travels just 12 mph.
Rail| May 23, 2011

W. Va. University modernizing PRT system

Ten cars have already been outfitted with digital onboard computers, and a signed contract will deliver 61 systems for the remainder of the fleet in approximately the next year.
University| August 31, 2009

W. Va. University PRT system back in service

Introduced at WVU in 1975, the personal rapid transit system was the first fully-automated rapid transit system in the world.

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