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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.


October 17, 2011

W. Virginia U. displays PRT system at sustainability event

Introduced representatives from 15 higher education institutions from the U.S. and Canada to its Personal Rapid Transit system at the annual Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education Conference in Pittsburgh.


July 25, 2011

West Va. U. to upgrade personal rapid transit system

As part of the PRT's refurbishment, Bombardier Transport will provide a new propulsion unit. The unit controls the electrical motor that's underneath the vehicle, enabling riders to notice the system's ramped up electrical power.


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.


December 21, 2009

Minn. college could house futuristic transit system

Personal Rapid Transit (PRT), which transports people in individual pods directly to their destinations, could find a home at a test lab in Winona, Minn., with a proposal in the works to build a one-mile guideway.


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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