Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Masdar Rapid Transit "Podcars" will be fully operational in Masdar City, Abu Dhabi’s later in the year, according to Systemica, the designers of the hi-tech personal rapid transit system (PRT). The "Podcars", which look like cars, but are fuelled by solar power, seat six passengers and will run 6m beneath Masdar City at speeds of up to 7m/sec. In Masdar City, where the streets will be entirely free of automobiles, a network of these compact electric taxis will provide clean and quiet transportation to the city’s residents, as well as commuters.
Source : Sustainable City Blog