Magnetized monorail proposed for Kelowna

Kelowna resident Dave Straley has pitched the idea of a minimalistic magnetized monorail to city council, claiming it will help ease commuter congestion. The proposed monorail builds upon existing magnetic levitation technology already used in high-speed trains. City council has said it wants to see how prototype tests go in San Francisco in 2013 prior to making a decision. Read the full story in CBC News. 

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