What's New Archive, 2003
Report on an Automated Bus Rapid Transit Demonstration, held in San Diego, August, 2003
A Hypothetical Evolution of an Automated Highway System
Center for Advanced Transportation Technologies, U of Southern California, Los Angeles
Automated Highway Systems book, full table of contents now available on-line
Intelligent Grouping Transportation (IGT) - a dial-a-ride concept being developed in the U.K.
Metrail monorail being developed for Penang, Malaysia application
New dualmode concept, called PRISM, being developed at the Ford Research Laboratory
Features of Moscow and specific requirements for PRT System, by Sergey Prokhorenko
Recommended PRT network for Harlow, U.K.
Precise Control of Individual Vehicles, by J. Batelaan
Several new animations and other features now available at the Danish RUF website
First International Conference on Modern Monorail Technology, Austin, Texas, Spring, 2004
New photos of Tobu Maglev line in Japan, currently under construction
Comments on the Automatic Vehicle Control Document by William Turnbull, located at: www.poly-soft.com/irts, by Sergey Prokhorenko
Designing PRT Networks, by J.Schneider and Jun Ma (abstract only)
A Modest Transportation Policy Proposal, by Richard Arthur
India's first electric car now available from Reva Electric Car Company in Bangalore
Automated Control of the Raytheon Personal Rapid Transit System (PRT 2000)
Control Software for PRT/Dualmode Systems is a Critical Need, by William Turnbull
Four illustrations of simple PRT intersection designs
Skyweb Express story from Minnesota Public Radio
Comparison of Costs between Bus, PRT, LRT and Metro/rail, by
Göran Tegnér of Sweden
Link to Las Vegas monorail website - system expected to open early 2004
PERC Network for the Central Boston, Massachusetts, area (PERC = Personal Capsule)
Link to a German website that describes the TubeWay concept (English version also available)
Some Reasons Why Moscow is a Premier Market for PRT Applications, by Sergey Prokhorenko
POSTECH PRT R&D Project at Pohang University of Science and Technology in Korea, Phase II has been completed
Converting a Dualmode Bus into a Dualmode Cargo Vehicle
Link to a new website formulated by the Sound PRT group located in the Seattle/Puget Sound region of Washington State
Link to a new website for the Robocab concept, being developed in Baltimore, MD.
Link to new website for the Regional Monorail group in the Seattle region
Two bidders for the Seattle Monorail project post websites - Teammonorail and Cascadiamonorail
Link to an article entitled "Capital Costs and Ridership Estimates of PRT", by Supin Yoder et al
Link to website for the French Air Car which is making good progress toward being ready for production
Link to a new website for the Automated Transport Network PRT/dualmode system being developed in New Zealand.
Link to website for Citizens for PRT in Tucson, Arizona
New PRT simulation model from Canada
New website - Milwaukee Monorail - suggests using SIPEM suspended monorail from Germany (currently in operation at Dormund University and Dusseldorf International Airport)
Link to website that describes H-Bahn system at Dortmund University and new Sky-Train link at Dusseldorf International Airport, in Germany, in German. Includes videos and still photos
New PRT system architecture diagram from the U.K. that shows how both public and private vehicles could be accommodated on a PRT network
Elevated peoplemover link of 8,000 feet nearly ready to open in Indianapolis, IN
Link to a paper that describes and illustrates some results from passenger trials on the ULTra PRT system in Wales
Taxi 2000 opens demonstration of prototype Skyweb Express system to the public at their facility in Fridley, Minnesota (near Minneapolis)
Urbanaut® monorail webpages updated extensively
Link to the Sky Bus website in India, features a suspended monorail concept
New webpages for the Capsi concept, PRT approach that uses small vehicles in a tube, from South Africa
New website for BT dualmode/GRT system from Korea (in English) Features outstanding animations
New Skytaxi website by Sergey Prokhorenko of Moscow, now living in Sydney. Parts in English, many illustrations of switching concepts for a rail vehicle, interesting guideway design
Map of proposed PRT network for the downtown of Providence, Rhode Island, prepared by the Raytheon Company in 1999 as part of their advanced marketing work for the PRT 2000 project.
Link to new dualmode concept that uses pallets - from the Netherlands (in Dutch, English version forthcoming, excellent animations provided now to explain it)
Advanced Transit Association's PRT report now available on-line
Reallocation of Empty PRT Vehicles en Route, by Ingmar Andrčasson of Sweden
An Advanced Car-Sharing Concept That Could Assist a Phased PRT Areawide Deployment Project, a PRT Debate contribution by Daniel Luke
Multiple-Path Clear-Path Operational Control, a Dualmode Debate contribution by Kim Goltermann
Link to paper entitled "Small-Suburb PRT Ballot Initiatives, by Steve Raney, 10 pp., 56k pdf file, presented at the meetings of the Transportation Research Board, January, 2003, in Washington, D.C.
Link to paper entitled "A New Approach to Effective and Sustainable Urban Transport", by Martin Lowson, 14 pp, 1,250k pdf file, presented at the meetings of the Transportation Research Board in January, 2003, Washington, D.C.
Link to Blade Runner dualmode system, being developed in the U.K.
New contribution to the Dualmode Debate page, from Carl Henderson of the U.K. - describing a 4-stage evolutionary deployment plan for the Blade Runner system
Link to German maglev webpage - content mostly in German but summary in English and includes many pictures from Germany, China and Japan
Link to a new PRT Debate page contribution from Canada
Link to a new webpage for the TriTrack dualmode system concept
Link to new paper from Magnemotion on their Urban Maglev project, 39 pages, May, 2004
Link to a new website for the Parry People Mover, a flywheel powered tram with no overhead wires, from the U.K.
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