San Francisco - Submitted by Mark Junkunc on Jan 27 2014

So many people would enjoy the public transportation if it were a fast roller coaster instead of a dumb ol buss. People would get around the city much faster and have some great views while doing so. Also, riding a roller coaster down market street from Castro would cost little energy given the downhill momentum.

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Apr 17 2014
2:11 PM
roller coaster maybe is kind of dangerous
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Apr 17 2014
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Nov 23 2014
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Jane McGonigal
Jan 27 2014
9:50 PM
One potential roadblock is people like me who get sick on rollercoasters and just want to get to work on time. HOWEVER, I love this idea. Maybe the Municoaster is more like the Seattle monorail where tourists use it to move between two touristy locations that are not well served by public transportation currently.
Feb 22 2014
7:52 PM
People might be upset, as well, by the addition of a roller coaster to their skyline. Would these coasters take the place of the bus system, or do they need to run above the street?
Nov 23 2014
1:08 AM
takes a very long time, plus roller coasters take up a LOT of space, people who hate roller coasters would protest. Would roller coasters take place of roads? because roller coaster s have a limited space, and it will be very hard to get more than one going at a time considered the time it takes for people to get on and off. Plus you need someone commanding all the roller coasters. roller coasters unlike skylines and such can't have a 20 second time for people to get on and off. Rollercoasters change speed and direction so some would go fasters than others which would cause a crash. Cute idea but a lot of people hate rollercoasters