Hardly Anyone Wants to Ride the Las Vegas Monorail

Hardly Anyone Wants to Ride the Las Vegas Monorail
Published on December 31, 2017 at 09:40PM
Motherboard describes riding the Las Vegas monorail in 2008. “I was literally the only person on a train built to carry 222 people,” arguing that “the tale of the Las Vegas monorail is an allegory for almost every other monorail that exists on this planet.” An anonymous reader quotes their new report:
Las Vegas has struggled to deliver on its monorail promise since the 3.9-mile track opened in 2004. The track runs parallel to the Strip — behind all the massive, block-wide hotels. When the project was first proposed, promoters hoped to bring upwards of 20 million riders a year. In 2016, just 4.9 million monorail rides were taken. For reference, nearly 43 million people visited Las Vegas last year, according to the city’s visitor bureau, and the city has a population of about 632,000.
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Hardly Anyone Wants to Ride the Las Vegas Monorail

Hardly Anyone Wants to Ride the Las Vegas Monorail
Published on December 31, 2017 at 09:40PM
Motherboard describes riding the Las Vegas monorail in 2008. “I was literally the only person on a train built to carry 222 people,” arguing that “the tale of the Las Vegas monorail is an allegory for almost every other monorail that exists on this planet.” An anonymous reader quotes their new report:
Las Vegas has struggled to deliver on its monorail promise since the 3.9-mile track opened in 2004. The track runs parallel to the Strip — behind all the massive, block-wide hotels. When the project was first proposed, promoters hoped to bring upwards of 20 million riders a year. In 2016, just 4.9 million monorail rides were taken. For reference, nearly 43 million people visited Las Vegas last year, according to the city’s visitor bureau, and the city has a population of about 632,000.
In 2010, the not-for-profit read more

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