Monorails aren’t just for Disneyland anymore

Los Angeles Daily News published an op-ed by Marlon Boarnet of the USC Price School on why a monorail might be a viable transportation alternative in Los Angeles’ car-driven culture.

Boarnet highlighted successful monorail systems in Japan, China, Brazil and Europe as models to transport Angelenos between the Valley and the Westside. “Modern monorail technology is a legitimate transportation solution that can be quickly deployed at one-third the cost of subway or heavy rail construction,” he wrote.

 

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