West Virginia College Private Fast Transit has resumed service, with updates | WV Information

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MORGANTOWN — The West Virginia College Private Fast Transit has resumed operation.

The PRT is again on-line and has had a upkeep overhaul, nearly every little thing however the vehicles and tracks have been swapped out and up to date.

Testing with out passengers occurred this summer time, in line with WVU Director of Transportation and Parking Clement Solomon. “As soon as passengers are launched to the system, we anticipate situations that we couldn’t check for,” Solomon cautioned. “A venture like that is certain to have some bugs which we are going to work to deal with as rapidly as we are able to.”

Modifications can be noticeable, reminiscent of new digital indicators, in addition to security indicators. 

The PRT will function on a modified schedule throughout Welcome Week and can resume a traditional schedule Wednesday, Aug. 15, the primary day of lessons. Hours can be 6:30 a.m. to 10:15 p.m., Monday by means of Friday, 9:30 a.m. to five p.m. on Saturday and closed on Sunday.

“The commonest issues we see are associated to passenger interplay,” Solomon mentioned. He reminded passengers to keep away from makes an attempt to overload a automotive, maintain doorways open, or kick the doorways or home windows. Additionally, they need to ensure all objects are away from the doorway after coming into a PRT automotive. 

Additionally, a variety of cameras at the moment are in place to watch the system for security. 

 

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