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Weekly Roundup: BART to OAK airport connection opens; Poma wins Oruro (Bolivia) cable-car tender

BART to OAK opens this Saturday! Image from

A quick look at some of the things that happened this week in the world of urban gondolas, cable cars and cable propelled transit:

  • The Algerian government is embarking on a joint venture involving its transit divisions, EMA (Entreprise du métro d’Alger) and ETUSA (Entreprise de transport urbain et suburbain d’Alger), and French company Poma. The enterprise aims to have local workers acquire manufacturing and maintenance skills from Poma’s experts. According to the article, in 2009, the government promised up to €500 million over five years to renovate and construct urban cable car systems.

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