Mexico City is considering a novel transit idea: two-person gondolas gliding along an aerial track. The costs of such a system may be far lower than extending the subway system.
Dec 5, 2015 Quartz
The FXX cable network is amidst a massive marathon of all 552 episodes of the Simpsons. Joseph Rose, took a break from cartoon bliss to produce ten of his favorite scenes building jokes out of transportation experiences.
Aug 22, 2014 The Oregonian
For those of you who thought the recent shuttering of Sydney's monorail symbolized the general decline of the once-futuristic transit mode–think again! Sao Paulo is set to open a new 17-mile line, the first segment of a monorail-based transit system.
Jan 24, 2014 Wired
Monorails, reinstating the 'commuter tax,' and a city takeover of the MTA are among the proposals being bandied about by the candidates vying to become New York City's next mayor. Just one problem: they're all pie in the sky, say observers.
Jul 31, 2013 The Wall Street Journal
In recent years, Los Angeles has embraced mass transit as a solution to the city's legendary traffic woes. This embrace has historical precedent, however, says Sam Lubell, who examines six of L.A.'s unbuilt proposals for transit systems.
May 11, 2013 Good
Citigroup is being sued for knowingly overstating ridership and advertising revenue projections for the Las Vegas monorail while soliciting investors for the system.
Jan 9, 2012 Nevada Journal
Automated monorails were the hottest invention since the wheel back in the 1960s, and the Feds wanted to see them in every city. So what happened?
Dec 8, 2011 New Urban Network
Sao Paulo, Brazil has awarded a contract to build a new monorail system connecting the airport to the city's transit system.
Jun 30, 2011 Smart Planet
As part of a series of articles on the future of transportation in the U.S., the Wall St. Journal says the time may finally have arrived for the retro-futurism of the monorail.
May 23, 2011 The Wall St. Journal
Maggie Koerth-Baker digs into the history of monorails, and finds examples in the United States as early as 1876.
May 19, 2011 Boing Boing