The basic objective of PRT in any city is to provide a growing network of the automated  "personal monorail" transportation system to integrate key sites with other transport hubs - and eventually replace old group transit systems like buses and tram/metro.

PRT systems typically provide

  • Individual passenger travel in small, car size vehicles
  • 24x7 transit between any stops on PRT network without stopping or changeovers
  • Faster and safer travel than any other transport mode within cities
  • Significantly reduced traffic congestion, especially during peak hours
  • Increased accessibility within the city
  • Fare levels comparable to existing public transport on a passenger per kilometer basis
  • Decreased road traffic resulting in shorter journey times for vehicles which require road use
  • Reduced infrastructure development, maintenance costs and disruption


  • Better cost performance than other kinds of public transport
  • Energy efficiency – external power supply (energy savings) and lowest possible  consumption (light vehicles, no tires, minimal surface friction, direct drive electric motors)
  • Reliability - simplicity of mechanical design
  • High passenger capacity
  • Light construction, less invasive infrastructure
  • No interference with existing vehicular traffic
  • A major attraction for visitors
  • Personalized service to hotels, shops, commercial businesses and tourist attractions
  • Generates its own power from solar panels placed above stops and guideways
  • Can be seamlessly extended
  • Construction does not require exclusive service corridors
  • Payload Ratio - 300 kg pod weight, carrying capacity 400 kg
  • Fail-safe operation

City Transport Problems

  • Rapidly growing population and visitor numbers are overloading transportation infrastructure and resources while increasing air pollution.
  • Most public transport systems require major capital development as well as large subsidies to keep them operating.
  • There is demand for a scalable, self-funding and profitable system which serves local population, tourism, and commerce.
  • These universal problems cannot be solved by any means other than Personal Rapid Transit.

"We can’t solve problems by using the
same thinking
we used when we created them."
...Albert Einstein