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Jan 24, 2012

Urban Gondolas in Makkah Favoured

According to Arab News, urban gondolas now appear to be the favoured transit technology for solving the severe transport problems in Makkah. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, governor of Makkah, reviewed the CPT research report (completed at the Center of Excellence for Haj and Umrah Research) and is expected to forward it to the Follow-up Committee of Public Transport...

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Nov 15, 2011
Makkah, Saudi Arabia

Video: Aerial Ropeway Transit in Makkah, Saudi Arabia

The University of Toronto Cities Centre just recently released a video describing their concept for an Aerial Ropeway Transit system in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. Take a look: U of T Research Contributing to Makkah’s Transportation Development from Colin Anderson on Vimeo. (Full Disclosure: CUP acted as a special advisor on this study but has no vested...

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