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Driverless Cars - A Dangerous Distraction

University of Virginia Professor Peter Norton warns that self-driving vehicles are merely the latest example of the auto-industry peddling a car-dependent future... one in which automotive technology can solve our problems. These are the same promises that have kept us on a treadmill of car dependency for 80 years.

He says we can meet our mobility needs with what we have right now, and that we must adapt our geography so it’s more cost-effective to have transit, walking and cycling.

Full Editorial

Posted 4/30/2022

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Mega Monorail News Sensational

  • Monorail Mega-project Pitched In Colombia
  • São Paulo Extends Monorail System
  • Miami-Dade Negotiates Beach Monorail Price

See them all on our News Page

Updated 3/16/2022

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Show Your Support for Monorail in Southern California

Los Angeles County Metro's Sepulveda Transit Corridor Project is aimed at improving travel between the San Fernando Valley and the Westside, and monorail is being considered.

Below are links to the project's main page, and to its comment form (which can also be found on the main page). Comments are accepted through Feb 11th, so visit the comment form today and let Metro know what you think!

Sepulveda Transit Corridor Project            Comment Form

Updated 1/28/2022

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Electric cars and Monorail

Electric cars and trains support each other in a carbon-free partnership.

Ride the right tool for the job...

Last updated 10/31/2021

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TMS Offers Plan To Fight Climate Change

We must drastically reduce our use of fossil fuels if we are to ward off global disaster, and monorails can help us do just that!

Monorails fight climate change...

Last updated 8/21/2021

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Monorails Prove Their Worth In The Virtual Arena

Computer game enthusiasts are realizing the importance of monorail technology.

Monorails Supporting Virtual Cities...

10/2/2021

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US Mayor Urges "Imagine Monorail"

Waltham, MA Mayor Jeannette McCarthy wants you to "Imagine if your commute could be like a Disney ride..." She says monorail is a "creative solution to deal with quality-of-life issues" facing her city. She says we must "plan for the future". She says Waltham must install a monorail to stay "competitive". Full video at Patch.com...

Last updated 8/21/2021

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SOONish Interview with TMS Founder Kim Pedersen

SOONish host Wade Roush speaks with TMS founder Kim Pedersen on the origins of Kim's interest in monorails; the birth of the Monorail Society; the inextricable ties between Walt Disney and monorail development in the US; his own efforts to help get a massive regional monorail project off the ground in Seattle; the boom in monorail construction in other countries; and the difficulties besetting the technology here in America. Full video at SOONish.com...

Last updated 8/21/2021

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