Each capsule is said to be five times more efficient than standard electric vehicles, requiring infrastructure which is ten times smaller than that needed by conventional transit systems of a similar capacity.
They have a top speed of 150km/h and can carry about 20,000 riders per hour.
.@HamdanMohammed inspects two models of Dubai Sky pods; a futuristic mobility system in the Emirates. The Sky pods is power efficient and requires far less infrastructure than conventional transit systems of the same capacity. #Dubaipic.twitter.com/bDI2q8GkJc