In connection with the ITS conference in Yokohama, where RUF was presented, I managed to get a meeting with the organizer: Dr. Koshi, who is one of the most important transportation experts in Japan. We discussed RUF and a plan for underground freight transport via a network of dual-mode vehicles buried under the Tokyo area.
I also met with prof. Iguchi, who is one of the key persons behind the development of the CVS system. A PRT system which has been running successfully during an exhibition in Japan. Unfortunately, it was removed after the exhibition.