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Old Posted May 24, 2020, 11:19 PM
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Source for the West End Monorail?
Did a little searching and found this link on Translink's Buzzer Blog. Has a nice monorail concept image from the 1970s too, though that seems to be unrelated to a West End monorail tied to Expo.

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After EXPO 86 closed there was an idea to reuse the monorail for local transit in the West End. In the nineties I recall there was similar interest in relocating Seattle’s 1962 vintage ALWEG monorail to Vancouver. But these too remained ideas, suggesting perhaps, that monorails and Vancouver just don’t mix.
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Old Posted May 25, 2020, 1:23 AM
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Did a little searching and found this link on Translink's Buzzer Blog. Has a nice monorail concept image from the 1970s too, though that seems to be unrelated to a West End monorail tied to Expo.
Huh. It seems it would be difficult to put a monorail at the West End, even back in the day- there's just no space unless you want to build it on Beach Ave- which is a non-starter. That DT Heliport sounds insane though.
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Old Posted May 25, 2020, 1:39 AM
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Source for the West End Monorail?
Memory. Doubt there would be anything on-line from the 1986 newspapers.
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Old Posted May 25, 2020, 1:43 AM
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The are 28 Peak to Peak gondola cabins. Each holds 28 people; 22 seated and 6 standing. Source
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That more than I thought.
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I wonder if anyone has started a transit fantasy where the city has all transit eliminated and you gotta go from a blank slate.
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Old Posted Jun 10, 2020, 7:28 PM
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I wonder if anyone has started a transit fantasy where the city has all transit eliminated and you gotta go from a blank slate.
I don't think so.
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This new electric public bus concept has a rooftop skylight and modular seats that can be moved to promote social distancing (slideshow)
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