July 2023

From the President

Dear {First Name}, Podcar City 2023 November 30 – December 1 in San Jose, California promises to be the best ever! The program includes owners and potential owners, suppliers and developers, enthusiasts and sceptics, knowledgeable professors and professionals.

The time to register is right now! Early bird rates expire at the end of this month.

This is a great opportunity to learn about ATN from top to bottom. Please plan to attend. ATRA members get a discount.

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Peter Muller, ATRA President

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11 firms show interest in city’s pod taxi project

NOIDA: As many as 11 companies, from both India and abroad, have shown their interest in the proposed pod taxi project connecting the Noida International Airport in Jewar and Film City in Sector 21.


Danao City inks deal with transport firm for pod-based transit

DANAO City in northern Cebu may soon have a solar-powered suspended transportation system that resembles an automobile.

This comes after the Danao City Government and Transit X LLC transportation company signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Monday, July 17, 2023, to build the country's first "revolutionary and futuristic" 24/7 podway mass transport network using solar electricity.


Signing Ceremony - Memorandum of Agreement for an Automated Transit Network

Atlanta, GA— With the support of city and county jurisdictions and key regional

transportation partners, the ATL Airport Community Improvement Districts (AACIDs) proudly announce a Memorandum of Agreement signing on July 18th, 2023, to be held at the Georgia International Convention Center in the city of College Park at 11 am. This event will signify the continuation of the Automated Transit Network (ATN) project, to improve mobility options for those traveling in the Atlanta Airport area.


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Podway may be the future of transportation in Danao City

MANAUE CITY, Cebu - Imagine travelling on a car-like suspended transport system when in Danao City in northern Cebu.


Could transit ‘podcars’ improve transportation near Hartsfield-Jackson?

Self-taxing district to start a pilot with autonomous vehicles on dedicated guideways


Global tenders invited for 15km pod taxi corridor

NOIDA: The Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority has floated a global tender for the 14.6 km pod taxi corridor, or personal rapid transit (PRT), connecting Noida International Airport to the proposed Film City in Sector 21


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  • Podcar City 2023
  • Technology
  • Planning for the Future Cities
  • Peter Muller Article


Can ‘Personal Rapid Transit’ Really Replace Buses and Trains?

Is a shared autonomous vehicle on a dedicated track really the same as public transportation? San Jose thinks so — and officials are about to bet big on it.


Five firms bid to study feasibility of PRT system in GIFT City

Five consulting firms bid to create a Feasibility Study for the development of a personal rapid transit (PRT) system in Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT City), which is located near Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar. 



“India’s First Pod Taxi Project Receives Green Light for Noida International Airport to Film City Route”

“Uttar Pradesh’s PPP Bid Evaluation Committee has approved the groundbreaking project for India’s inaugural pod taxi system, connecting Noida International Airport and Film City. Tenders are set to be issued soon for the elevated corridor, which will feature 12 stations and an estimated cost of Rs 671 crore.”


Noida airport as hub, govt set to build India’s first pod car system

Noida: The UP government has approved a plan to connect the upcoming Noida International Airport in Jewar with business and entertainment centres in its vicinity on the Yamuna Expressway through pod taxis, which means global tenders can now be issued to hire a company that will build India’s first personal rapid transit (PRT) project.


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