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    PRT at Heathrow – Two Years On

    December 3rd, 2013

    heathrow snow prt podThe success of the Heathrow Pods demonstrates the feasibility of PRT as a way forward for ‘last mile’ solutions.

    “Heathrow Terminal 5’s ‘Pods’ have achieved over 99% reliability since implementation and carried 370,000 passengers in the first year. They have removed over 50,000 bus journeys (and as a result reduced harmful emissions) as well as reducing journey times between the car park and the terminal with a non-stop direct service. From the passengers’ point of view, there is never more than a 10-15 second wait for a pod, in fact, 80% of passengers don’t have to wait at all…” – Arup

    Read the whole article here.