#New York City

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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Dec 18, 2012
Roosevelt Island Tram

Roosevelt Island Tram & Hurricane Sandy

Anyone care to venture a guess as to which public transit system in New York City was first to whir back to life after the onslaught of Hurricane Sandy? As frequent commenter Giorgio first mentioned here, the Roosevelt Island Tramway was back up and running days before any other fixed link transit system in the...

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Jun 13, 2012
Funifor, Roosevelt Island Tram

Roosevelt Island Tram – From a Tourist Perspective

So this weekend, I made a trip down to New York City to take in some of the sights and sounds of the Big Apple. Being a natural transit nerd, I decided to make a side trip to Roosevelt Island (aka the Little Apple) to ride the Roosevelt Island Tram (RIT). Much to the chagrin of the...

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Jun 10, 2011

Give Casey Neistat His 50 Bucks Back!

For all you bicycle enthusiasts, frankie g sends along this hilarious (and educational) video about the current state of cycling in New York City:  

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Jun 09, 2011
Just For Fun

NYC Intersection

Thanks for Sean for sending along the following link. And note that while the videographer’s clear intention is to show how dangerous our intersections are, not a single person was injured during this piece. Enjoy: 3-Way Street from ronconcocacola on Vimeo.  

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