They’ve been called people movers, podcars, and PRT (personal rapid transit) systems. They’ve been called the future and they’ve been called a failure. What they are today is a far cry from what they were predicted to be a few decades ago. Will they catch on in the near future? Some people think so.
An early idea that grew conceptually into what is the PRT of today can be found at, of all places, Disneyland. A monorail system was envisioned for Tomorrowland with the 1955 debut of Disneyland, but Walt Disney wasn’t satisfied with the initial design. Eventually, the unique
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