mass transit

High Speed Rail coming to Orlando as part of stimulus?

The stimulus package passed by Congress contains some money for ‘shovel ready’ high speed rail projects. As it turns out Florida completed most of the studies required for High Speed Rail in 2004 and would be one of 10 states with ready to go projects… Read More »High Speed Rail coming to Orlando as part of stimulus?

A Monorail in every town

Long before it was a joke in The Simpson’s, the mass-transit system known as the Monorail offered real potential as a solution for what was seen as a nation’s over-dependence on foreign fuel and heavy traffic. If that image up there doesn’t make you long… Read More »A Monorail in every town

Mag-Lev Train from Las Vegas to Disneyland moving forward

About 10 years behind schedule, funding has finally been approved for a real study into the feasibility of building a Magnetic Levitation based railway between Las Vegas and Anaheim, arguably the two biggest tourist draws in the Southwest. If built, it would be the first… Read More »Mag-Lev Train from Las Vegas to Disneyland moving forward

Monorail study approved for Orange County/Anaheim

The OC Register reports that a study on the feasibility of implementing a monorail system to connect Disneyland to the Angel’s Stadium area has been approved. Other regional transportation solutions are being considered, including other monorail projects. This makes me very happy as it was… Read More »Monorail study approved for Orange County/Anaheim