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Google Invests In Human-Powered Monorail System

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Those with claustrophobia or a fear of heights will be less then pleased with Google’s latest investment in the “Schweeb” human-powered monorail system.

The utopian-looking track system would be constructed in cities and offer users a pod to “pedal” from place to place. Google gave the people behind the tech $1 million to “test Shweeb’s technology for an urban setting”. I think I’ll stick with my bike.

Read more over on Inhabitat.

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  • xMVince

    I’ve always had this idea when I was younger for getting to a friend’s house quickly. If they can install one all around cities that would be really cool and effecient!

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