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Greater Greater Washington - Dan Malouff

Pros and Cons of an I-270 Monorail

"Is a monorail on I-270 in Maryland a crazy idea?" Greater Greater Washington takes a look at the "legit pros & cons" in this December 3rd, 2019 article.
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"Include monorail in a real Alternatives Analysis

Providing a better transit connection to Frederick is a laudable goal. The need is there. And monorail could legitimately turn out to be the best method for doing so. Monorails are a workable technology, and the specifics of the I-270 corridor are close enough to suitable for them that it’s plausible monorail might be a sensible choice, especially if The High Road’s cost projections are accurate. Transit supporters should be open to the possibility that monorail is worth studying."