Sep 19, 2014
Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup: Urban Cable Cars Open in La Paz and Algiers; Proposals in Sydney, New York and Quito

— —— A quick look at some of the things that happened this week in the world of urban gondolas, cable cars and cable propelled transit: September 15, 2014 marked the opening day for La Paz’s longest urban cable car system, the Yellow Line (La Línea Amarilla). Celebrations were held and passengers packed the system. In...

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Oct 31, 2012

Chiva Express – Ecuador’s Own Railbus/Busrail

In our never ending quest to document and showcase transport oddities, a reader has sent us a link to a rather delightful and fun transport vehicle from Ecuador. The Chiva Express as it’s called, is a traditional Latin American bus (known as a chiva bus) which was converted into a train. While chiva buses typically...

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