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Feb 24, 2011
Constantine Telepherique

Video: Urban Gondola Transit In Algeria

I spent the better part of a morning trying to track down an embeddable (let’s just pretend that’s a word, okay?) version of this news report on the urban gondolas in Algeria. Unfortunately, my search was in vain. Nevertheless, you should certainly check it out. Unfortunately it’s all in German (no offense to our German-speaking...

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Dec 22, 2010
Caracas Metrocable, Constantine Telepherique, Medellin MetroCable, Teleférico do Complexo do Alemao

The Problem With Metrocables

There’s no nice way to say this, but here goes: Had the Metrocables of Medellin and Venezuela been built in a place like Denver, Copenhagen or Zurich, this conversation about cable transit would be entirely different than it is now. Cities would be building these things faster than the industry could keep up. We wouldn’t...

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Oct 22, 2010
Caracas Metrocable, Constantine Telepherique, Funivia del Renon, Medellin MetroCable, Portland Aerial Tram, Roosevelt Island Tram

The 7 Most Important Aerial Cable Systems In The World (For Various Reasons)

Others might disagree with my selection, but if you’re new to the world of Cable Propelled Transit (CPT) and Urban Gondolas, these are the 7 aerial systems you need to know about:

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Dec 08, 2009
Constantine Telepherique, Gondola, Urban Planning & Design

Telecabine de Constantine

I’m traveling today and am out of internet contact (why can’t more airlines fix that problem?), so we’re going to watch a video (like when your high school history teacher was sick with strep throat) It’s short, it’s in French, and it should inspire the transit wonk in all of you (especially starting at 0:56)....

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