Feb 17, 2016
Media & Blogs

No, We Are Not Cable Car Evangelists

So apparently as of today I’m an evangelist. Hallelujah. According to a recent article in the Hamilton Spectator I am now both a “cable car evangelist” and a “North American evangelist for gondola systems.” A little over the top, no? And categorically untrue. The thing about evangelists is that they seek to establish their faith...

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Jan 14, 2016
Analysis, Hamilton, Research Issues, Urban Planning & Design

Hamilton Gondola — We Don’t Know What We Don’t Know

NOTE: An earlier version of this post originally appeared on December 4th, 2009 (yup, that’s over 7 years ago, kids). At that time, the report “City of Hamilton Higher Order Transit Network Strategy” was available online. Unfortunately, it is no longer available.  Sometimes we don’t know what we don’t know and that’s really nobody’s fault....

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Sep 06, 2011
Research Issues

We Don’t Know What We Don’t Know – Revisited

There are somewhere around 20,000 cable systems installed and operating around the world at this very moment. Most of the have no implications or ramifications for the urban environment whatsoever. But some do – and there’s virtually no way to find out. That’s daunting to think about. While I’d like to think The Gondola Project...

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