The monorail idea isn't quite dated yet...there are many places that could use the concept that don't. There were plenty of places that had elevated trains in the 50s, but the monorail was still the first of its kind.
Which is a good point...the Disneyland Monorail System is the first of its kind. Its an engineering landmark. I've read all the arguments about not letting Disneyland become a museum, but the Monorail is an example of what Disney really could do when they were firing on all cylinders - so to speak. It should be given a bit of deference.
Besides, even with all the seemingly idiotic issues around the Mark VII, Blue is so pretty