Masdar 3 year anniversary

Masdar 3 year anniversary

On November 28th 2010 the Masdar City PRT application was the world’s first podcar system to open to the general public. Last week the system celebrated the completion of its third year of operation, having transported over 819,000 passengers during that time. The operations of [...read more]

iMobility Challenge

iMobility Challenge

On September 11th 2getthere participated in the iMobility Challenge at the Valkenburg airstrip in the Netherlands. With the motto “intelligent mobility for Smart Cities” and the vision to demonstrate how European cities can be provided with smart, energy-efficient, low-pollution and safe transport systems, this event was a high-level technology [...read more]

Brink reports on Masdar

Brink reports on Masdar

Bloomberg Brink is a new original series exploring the revolutionaries, dreamers and disrupters reshaping the future of entire industries. As part of their series Bloomberg Brink also reports on Masdar and the PRT (starting 14 minutes into the report). From Bloomberg: May 13 (Bloomberg) — [...read more]

Podcar Forum Taiwan

Podcar Forum Taiwan

On Friday March 8th 2getthere’s Taiwan based agent Land Network organized a highly successful mini-conference entitled Podcar Rapid Transit Forum. The forum was visited by over 100 professionals, representing counties, communities, ministries as well as investors, universities and media. The program featured several key-note speakers, [...read more]

Masdar Pods in Wild Arabia

Masdar Pods in Wild Arabia

‘Wild Arabia explores the amazing contrasts and remarkable people that make Arabia so intoxicating.’ The BBC show Wild Arabia also includes a report on the Masdar development – and the automated PRT system part of it. In episode 3, Shifting Sands, the development and the [...read more]

Sustainability award for Masdar

Sustainability award for Masdar

Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, awarded Masdar first prize in the category of Mobility Management of the Dubai Award for Sustainable Transportation. Yousef Baselaib, Director of Business Support, and Zuha Moussa, Head of Contracts and Procurement at Masdar [...read more]

500.000 passengers

500.000 passengers

On November 20th 2012, just two years after the official opening of the PRT system at Masdar City, the system welcomed its 500.000 passenger. An important milestone for Masdar and the PRT system, showing the great appeal of the development and the transit system as [...read more]

Fully Charged visits Masdar

Fully Charged visits Masdar

Fully Charged is a weekly video podcast from the creator of ‘Carpool,’ Robert Llewellyn. The show takes a look at the realities of using electric vehicles, looking behind the myths, seeking the truth about electric cars. Llewellyn launched his original Fully Charged pilot in June [...read more]

Total Recall's Robotaxi

Total Recall’s Robotaxi

Popular Mechanics features 8 Sci-Fi gadgets from movies that are becoming reality, with 2getthere’s podcars at Masdar being compared to the robotaxi from Total Recall. According to Popular Mechanics ‘many of the fantastic creations from the most famous summer movie franchises turn into real gadgets [...read more]

Passenger Growth

Passenger Growth

The application at Masdar has been operational for over 15 months now, with the passenger number still increasing. February 2012 marked the most passengers using the system to date, even though no special events were organized at Masdar during this period. The trend-line shows a [...read more]

40 year UAE: Dancing Pods

40 year UAE: Dancing Pods

On December 2nd the 40th UAE National Day was celebrated. The celebration reflected on ‘the spirit that ties us together, the Spirit of the Union that enables millions of people to coexist and build lives together. The Spirit of the Union is derived from the [...read more]

Change of Address

Change of Address

As of February 1st 2getthere has relocated offices. The new office is only 40 meters removed from the old offices, but does provide better facilities, with additional meeting rooms and storage space. The new address is Proostwetering 26a (instead of 16a). All other contact details [...read more]

Dutch Royals travel in style

Dutch Royals travel in style

On Monday January 9th Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, along with Crown Prince Willem Alexander and Prinses Maxima, attended a round-table conference at Masdar City. The visit started with a trip with the 2getthere supplied PRT system towards the Masdar Institute. Coverage by [...read more]

Rivium Resumed

Rivium Resumed

On Monday December 5th the operations of the ParkShuttle at business park Rivium, in the City of Capelle aan den IJssel, were resumed. After a significant delay resulting from the construction works adjacent to the track, we are happy the service to the passengers has [...read more]

Masdar Year 1 Review

Masdar Year 1 Review

On November 27th the first year of Operations and Maintenance of the PRT system at Masdar City was concluded. Over the year the system carried over 230.000 passengers, including VIPs such as His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan (Crown Prince of Abu [...read more]

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