"Personal Rapid Transit" - Transportation Innovation or Scam?
- Minneapolis CouncilPRTson Zimmermann :
"This is going to be the most significant innovation for cities since
introduction of the automobile," Zimmermann said. "It's an efficient
move people around an urban area without the two scourges we now
parking problems and road congestion. Plus, there is no pollution
because it is electric." (from the SWJournal/Skyway News)
I thought I'd plug the PRT concept into my Urban Reality Computer
Also at the PRT IS A JOKE page:
The Patriarch of PRT
"Shef Lang (1927-2003) was the chairman of the board at Taxi
anything characterized his career it was pure hatred of transit. He
buses as "no see ums" because to him, they were always empty. His
was confrontational, macho, take no prisoners. An aide to a St. Paul
councilmember said that every time she heard him talk she wanted to
home and shoot herself....."
Also read comments sent in by PRT Skeptics:
A collection of weird PRT quotes, some from PRT Guru himself, Ed
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