People-Mover

A fixed mode of transporting people outside; and, they get to sit down. (Read the full article)

"Come on down to Earth, Kids. The "People-Mover" can be dated to the late '50s when it appeared at DisneyLand (the FIRST one,,,in Anaheim, Ca)."
(ASHAAMAN 10/29/2004 9:16:16 PM )
"Corners are simple. one edge of the sidewalk contracts, most likely by slipping a corner underneath the panel in front of it. Nothing ever said the "moving sidewalk" needed to be made of concrete. As for rain, what happens when it rains normally? People wear raincoats."
(Myrkul 11/22/2004 10:30:25 AM )
"The moving roads in "The Raods Must Roll" by R.A. Heinlein (1940) include shelters, and even restraunts that could be enterd on the move."
(David E. Siegel 11/30/2004 9:42:50 AM )
"People movers were a theme at the 1964 New York worlds fair.
The idea goes back to the 19th century.
(Actually, the first reference to the general idea was moving roadways from the turn of the century. The first actual, working people-mover strips were created in the mid-1950's.)"
(Penny 1/24/2006 5:22:34 PM )

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