Las Vegas Monorail

Davies, Kent
June 2007
PN;Jun2007, Vol. 61 Issue 6, p24
Trade Publication
The article discusses the advantage of the monorail system in Las Vegas, Nevada to especially transport visitors up and down Las Vegas Strip. According to Julie Wysocki, a widely traveled wheelchair user finds the monorail fully accessible and has designated spaces for wheelchairs. In addition, the monorail has a fully-automated control network system and has a fail-safe protection throughout the software and equipment. Wysocki added that the fares are well worth it.


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