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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.


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.


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.


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.


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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