Monorail Editorials

  • Airplanes and Monorails - 100 years. By Kim A. Pedersen. Yes, there is a historical link!
  • Fire and Evacuation. By Kim A. Pedersen. Swift evacuation must be possible.
  • Light Rail construction Photo Essay. By Kim A. Pedersen. Look at these, then check out monorail construction.
  • Looks Matter. By Kim A. Pedersen. Various thoughts on aesthetics.
  • Make Mine Walk-Through. By Kim A. Pedersen. Why walk-through trains make more sense. (updated 12/26/11)
  • Media Promotion for Monorail. By Tom Woods Ph.D. Ideas on how to get monorail into the minds of citizens
  • Monorail - an excellent choice for Seattle. Words ignored in favor of trains in traffic.
  • Monorail Costs. By Van Wilkins. Van addresses one of the most discussed aspects of rail.
  • Monorail Museum - A Proposal. By Kim A. Pedersen. It's time to start thinking seriously about a dream.
  • Monorails still hold promise. By Keith Walls. Written in the aftermath of the Walt Disney World monorail's only fatality in 2009.
  • Question to News Media: Simpsons References to Infinity? By Kim A. Pedersen (2014). No matter how legit the monorail is, why does that cartoon keep coming up?
  • Seattle: a post-mortem commentary. By Greg Vassilakos. TMS member Vassilakos summarizes the downfall of the Seattle Monorail Project.
  • Seattle: Extend the Monorail! (but just a little). By Kim A. Pedersen (2012). Long extension proposals have failed, why not one small step first?
  • State of the Art. By Keith Walls. A look at how monorail has progressed since 1999 ( 2013).
  • The Costs of Transit. By Dick Falkenbury. Dick points out that there are costs and then there are costs.
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    Commentary from Officers and members of The Monorail Society. The opinions expressed here are those of the writers and not necessarily that of the entire membership of The Monorail Society.

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