Example JPods network in Morgantown
Simulation of travel using JPods Route-Time software at a typical speed of 43 mph. Roughly, assuming you can walk there, from the Red Cross you can walk-ride-walk to:
- Green in 5 minutes
- Blue in 10 minutes
- Yellow in 20 minutes
Simulation of a camera following a JPods pod traveling in Morgantown.
A 3-Minute summary of JPods
Walter Cronkite covered Tricia Nixon opening the first digital transportation network on Oct. 24, 1972. The Morgantown PRT network has since delivered 150 million oil-free passenger-miles with only two minor injuries. Injuries on roads are 11,200 per million (link).
Problem: moving two tons to move a person
Solution: strive to move just the person