Thursday, October 13, 2011

Another dumb idea for Toronto, this time from Steven Dale

Monorail! Monorail! Mono...huh what?

If Steven Dale had his way, Toronto's transit system would include a network of gondola cable lines ferrying people around the city in pods held aloft by steel cables.

Dale is an urban planner and the founder of Creative Urban Projects, a group that does consulting for agencies on gondola systems. He believes it's time to start talking about "expanding our public transport portfolio of tools," and gondola travel is a cheap and effective way of doing so.

Cause nothing says safety than being trapping in a tiny box with a total stranger hundreds of feet in the air.

Urban planning, when insanity just isn't good enough.

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