Iosa Ghini Associati has created a new, eco-friendly monorail system in Italy: The Solar Energy Belt. The monorail travels between the city of Bologna and the Aeroporto G. Marconi di Bologna International Airport, with intermediate stops at Lazaretto—where the station also doubles as a highway overpass. The total system is relatively short; approximately 3.16 miles (5084 meters) in length, to be exact. But despite its size, it will be doing wonders for people and the environment. The Solar Energy Belt itself has 2 main features. On the southwest side, you will find photovoltaic panels—similar to solar panel technology—which gives the…
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