May 31, 2011

Urban Gondola Transit as Minivan?

Advancements in 3S and MDG technology have largely eliminated the need for Funitel and BDG technologies. If you’re considering a Funitel, you might as well go with a 3S. The 3S is faster, with higher potential capacity and reasonably similar capital costs. A 3S also doesn’t incur the high energy consumption cost that’s typical of...

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Aug 07, 2010
Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

The Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Last week I asked readers to help find information about 9 virtually unknown cable systems around the world. Regarding the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway in Cairns, Australia, Matt of Wellington Cycleways contributed this guest post (with pictures): The first thing you notice about the Skyrail in Cairns, in Far North Queesland, Australia, after the initial shock of the...

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