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Re: [carfree_cities] The case for the Monorail

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  • Richard Risemberg
    ... Some of the Metro lines in Paris run as elevateds for a while. Really quite charming, but Paris is different. Richard -- Richard Risemberg
    Message 1 of 9 , Feb 28, 2001
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      duane cuthbertson wrote:
      >
      > I have to say that i agree with Doug. Every city that I think of with an
      > elevated transportation corridor (be it LRT, MONO, or highway) sucks
      > underneath. All the ghetto situations that you see on TV tend to have els
      > running through their neighborhood, isn't that the kind of neighborhood that
      > 'Rocky' came from? In my city, Underneath the elevated highways is for the
      > homeless. I know that Chicago's el is successful but I can remember seeing
      > some not so pretty sights even under it. Are there any elevated systems in
      > Europe? I can't remember seeing or riding any.

      Some of the Metro lines in Paris run as elevateds for a while. Really
      quite charming, but Paris is different.

      Richard
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