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Masdar City rapid transit auto-pods are here [w/video]

Published: February 16, 2011

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Filed under: Emerging Technologies , Transportation Alternatives , Middle East Masdar City trackless Personal Transportation System – Click above to watch the video after the break Nothing says ‘the future’ quite like auto-pods, except maybe flying cars , but those aren’t here yet. What are here are Masdar City’s rapid transit auto-pods.


Masdar City testing all-electric autonomous pod cars

Published: January 24, 2010

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Middle East Masdar City pod car – Click above to watch video after the jump It appears that the “car-free” part of Masdar City ‘s plan doesn’t mean no cars whatsoever, just no gas-burning vehicles. We first wrote about Masdar back in 2007 and it’s a “zero carbon, zero waste, car-free city” dream that has not died quite yet


Masdar City personal rapid transit designer talks transport

Published: April 30, 2009

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The zero-carbon and zero-waste Masdar City currently under construction in Abu Dhabi will also be car-free, so how will one get about the one-mile square town of 50,000? If you want to travel on the surface you can walk, bicycle or ride a Segway but if it’s snowing too hot to travel outside, you will also have the option of venturing underground and ride to your destination in a personal transit vehicle (PRT).