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Thom Illingworth
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I like the idea of replacing petroleum-burning transportation, but having all those rails hanging around seems like an ugly solution. Also, a rider is limited to the path that the rails follow.

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David Livingston
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I cannot get link to work

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I've embedded the video below.

 
Dale Hodgins
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I think this sort of system could work well in conjunction with existing light rail systems. Vancouver has the sky train system which is a super fast way to get to suburbs over 10 miles from the core. After exiting the train, most commuters hop a city bus to their neighborhood. Something like this could add dozens of self directed spur lines to existing systems. I would use it.

I don't see it as a visual problem. It's more likely to become an attraction in cities that attract tourists.
 
Johanna Sol
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That looks pretty neat - thanks for posting this!
 
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