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Comments on ULTra PRT (Personal Rapid Transit) Planned For London
The ULTra is back in the news, this time at Heathrow airport. (Read the complete story)

"Nothing new... ULTra is basically FROG: PRT FROG. ULTra maybe "personal"... not "rapid" and without the passenger capacity of conventional modes such as trains and buses, ULTra is definately not "transit""
(Avidor 9/10/2006 12:32:24 PM)
"Good link - here's a link to a cartoon-based treatment of personal rapid transit.
Any pro PRT comments?"
(Bill Christensen 9/10/2006 1:35:35 PM)
"Nothing new... Avidor spreading his lies again."
(A Transportation Enthusiast 9/10/2006 6:20:12 PM)
"See the Wikipedia articles on ULTra and PRT in general: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ULTra http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Personal_rapid_transit These links give you the real story on PRT, without all the cartoonish propaganda. "
(A Transportation Enthusiast 9/10/2006 6:21:11 PM)
""Avidor" (if that is indeed his real identity is a notoriously unknowledgable critic of PRT: http://kinetic.seattle.wa.us/prt-seehow.html"
(Mr_Blog 9/11/2006 12:08:47 PM)
"Article- 'See him leapFROG to the wrong conclusion': http://davidgow.tblog.com#tb12092005"
(Mr_Blog 9/11/2006 12:13:54 PM)
"They have a PRT system at West Virginia Unviersity and it is the most bug riden, inefiecient way to travel. It breaks down daily sometimes for hours at a time, when it gets cold it breaks down even more. The only thing worst then the PRT is the WVU bus system."
(mike 9/23/2006 3:13:18 PM)
"-The only thing worst then -the PRT is the WVU bus -system. In other words: the 1970s-era PRT is better than the system that uses accepted, conventional bus technology."
(Mr_Blog 10/26/2006 11:20:03 AM)
"The WVU is probably using buses from the 1950's and treats all its passengers like crack head criminals."
(joe 12/29/2006 10:12:08 AM)

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