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Why Monorail Isn't A Good Idea

Jon Magnusson explains why he doesn't support building a monorail over Seattle's streets.
October 30, 2004, 9am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"...when I looked closely at the current Seattle monorail plan, I was shocked. What looked like a good idea at first glance turns out to fail in its design objectives and diverts precious public funds to an outdated technology and away from effective mass-transit solutions.

Also, because of serious financial miscalculations, it is a significantly diminished project, without the commuting capacity backers promised. Perhaps it would be a fun ride, but it will not provide the foundation that our children will need to meet the goals of citywide mobility."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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Published on Tuesday, October 26, 2004 in Vegas Buzz
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