This futuristic-looking mass transit system is really happening

Tel Aviv is set to begin construction on the world’s first magnetically levitating skyTran system of mass transit. Which is awesome because it's fine time that our cities started to look the way scifi says they’re supposed to. » 7/29/13 12:20pm 7/29/13 12:20pm

We already have the technology to send trains into space, at a fraction…

This is Startram, a proposed launch system that would use magnetic levitation trains, a 1000-mile tunnel, and a superconducting cable to reach low Earth orbit. Amazingly, we already have the technology to do it...at far less than the cost of rockets. » 3/11/12 4:00pm 3/11/12 4:00pm