Seattle Area MonorailThe Seattle Center Monorail
The monorail that has been operating in Seattle since 1962.The Seattle Monorail Swindle
Claims that the Seattle Public Monorail Authority (SPMA) and various politicians and others conspired to kill the monorail project, thereby “swindling” the people of Seattle out of the Green Line monorail project that they had already approved five times, and is proposing a push to reinstate the Project.
Light Rail OpponentsCETA (Coalition for Effective Transportation Alternatives)
Fighting to stop the light rail project and put the money to better use for alternative forms of transportation.Smarter Transit Campaigning for cheaper, more effective, alternatives to rail, such as bus rapid transit.
Other Seattle Area TransitC-Trans
Serves Clark County, Washington, way south of Seattle, at the southern border of Washington along the Columbia River, and north of Portland, Oregon.Clallum Transit
Serves Clallum County, Washington, northwest of Seattle, on the Olympic Peninsula.Community Transit
Serves Snohomish County, Washington (the next county north of Seattle) with extensive bus service.Everett Transit
Serves the city of Everett, Washington, about 30 miles (about 50 km.) north of Seattle.Grays Harbor Transit
Serves Grays Harbor County, West of Olympia and on the shores of the Pacific Ocean.Intercity Transit
Serves Thurston County (county seat, Olympia), about 60 miles south of Seattle and the next county south of Pierce County.Jefferson Transit
Serves Jefferson County, northwest of Seattle on the Olympic Peninsula.Kitsap Transit
Serves Kitsap County (county seat, Bremerton), west across Puget Sound from Seattle.Mason County Transportation Authority
Serves Mason County (county seat, Shelton), southwest from Seattle and west of Tacoma.Metro Transit
Serves King County, Washington (the county Seattle is in) with extensive bus service and the Waterfront Streetcar.Pierce Transit
Serves Pierce County, Washington (the next county south of Seattle), including the City of Tacoma, with extensive bus service.Sound Transit
Serves Snohomish, King and Pierce counties with high-speed rapid transit utilizing express buses, commuter trains, and a light rail line called Link.Trans-Link
Public transportation for the Vancouver, B.C. area.Tri-Met
Public transportation for the Portland, Oregon area.Washington State Ferries
Provides crossings of Puget Sound at various placesAPTA (American Public Transportation Association
Information about public transportation and links to many sitesRoutes International
Links to many other transportation sites
Monorail OrganizationsThe Monorail Society
An international society of monorail boosters. This site is probably the world’s best monorail site, and tells about virtually all the world's monorails with links to most of them.
Monorail in Other Areas
OPERATING:Las Vegas Monorail
Las Vegas, Nevada, has a modern operating monorail line.Monorail Malaysia
MYrapid operates a transit monorail system in Kuala Lumpur, using trains designed and built in Malaysia.Moscow, Russia, Monorail
Note: This site is in Russian, but even if you can’t read Russian, the pictures are worth taking a look.Sentosa Express (Singapore)
This monorail connects Singapore City with Sentosa resort, offshore.
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