PRT Energy Comparison
Source: Anderson 1998 - Note: PRT figures are engineering estimates only
HR - Heavy Rail Transit; LR - Light Rail Transit;
TB - Trolley Bus; MB - Motor Bus;
VP - Van Pool; DB - Dial-a-Bus;
A - Automobile; PR - Personal Rapid Transit.
PRT can provide lower overall energy use than other transit modes with an auto equivalent of 70-90 MPG