In Part 1 of examining the development of Personal Rapid Transit …in Ann Arbor, I looked at the work of the Bendix Corporation on Plymouth Road in Ann Arbor with autonomous vehicles and how they directly supported the development of 1970s era PRT systems which are still in use today. In this post, I would … Continue reading Personal Rapid Transit …. in Ann Arbor! Part 2
I came across the below image in AADL’s “Old News” Archives: “COMPUTER CONTROLS VAN: Program analyst Bob Comfort operates controls which guide a driverless Swedish van along a 5,500-foot roadway at the Bendix Corporation’s Transportation Control Laboratory on Plymouth Road. From his seat inside the computer control center he can watch the vehicles as they … Continue reading Personal Rapid Transit…..in Ann Arbor!