photo by Mark Englert, via submission
This photo has a nice futuristic tinge to it. Go ahead and see if you can guess where it was taken. The answer is after the jump.
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That’s the Metromover, which runs through downtown Miami, Florida.
Categories: The Art of Transit
Eric Richardson at Blog Downtown has posted a wonderful piece on this bit of L.A. history:
I hadn’t heard about the tunnel.
But I always heard those walkways on Figueroa were peoplemover tracks waiting to happen.
At one point in the early 1980s L.A. Mayor Tom Bradley secured federal funds to build a similar people mover in downtown, only to have the Congress reverse the decision soon after. Thwey say at least one building actually has a tunnel/path in its basement that was put in during construction to facilitate the people mover connecting to it…